Smartphone-Administered App Treatment for Adults With Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Description

The investigators are developing and testing a Smartphone-based cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) "app" for body dysmorphic disorder (BDD). The investigators hypothesize that app-based CBT for BDD will be feasible and acceptable to individuals with BDD, and will improve body image concerns and related outcomes.

Study Start Date

July, 24 2017

Estimated Completion Date

November 2019

Interventions

  • Behavioral: App-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Study ID

Massachusetts General Hospital -- 2017P000293

Status

Recruiting

Trial ID

NCT03221738

Study Type

Interventional

Trial Phase

N/A

Enrollment Quota

10

Sponsor

Massachusetts General Hospital

Inclusion Criteria

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Outpatients
  • Meets current diagnosis of primary DSM-5 BDD
  • Has score on BDD-YBOCS of ? 20
  • Currently living in the United States

Exclusion Criteria

  • Psychotropic medication changes within 2 months prior to enrollment
  • Participants taking psychotropic medication have to have been on a stable dose for at least 2 months prior to enrollment and not change medication during study period
  • Participated in CBT for BDD within the past 12 months
  • Current substance dependence
  • Lifetime bipolar disorder or psychosis
  • Acute, active suicidal ideation
  • Current severe comorbid major depression, defined by a PHQ-9 total score ? 20
  • Personality disorder that could jeopardize treatment participation (e.g., borderline personality disorder with self-harm)
  • Concurrent psychological treatment
  • Do not own a supported mobile Smart phone with a data plan (currently iPhone 5S or more recent, running iOS 9 or newer)

Gender

All

Ages

18 Years and older

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

No

Study Locations and Contact Information (5)

Study Location Distance Name Phone Email
Massachusetts General Hospital - Boston, Massachusetts 2.8 miles Ilana Ladis BA 617-643-4081 None
Massachusetts General Hospital - Boston, Massachusetts 2.8 miles Ilana Ladis BA 617-643-4081 None
Massachusetts General Hospital - Boston, Massachusetts 2.8 miles Ilana Ladis BA 617-643-4081 None
Massachusetts General Hospital - Boston, Massachusetts 2.8 miles Ilana Ladis BA 617-643-4081 None
Massachusetts General Hospital - Boston, Massachusetts 2.8 miles Ilana Ladis BA 617-643-4081 None

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