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Chapel-Hill, North Carolina 27599


Purpose:

This study evaluates the efficacy of a stress-focused tailored weight loss intervention compared to a standard weight loss intervention on weight loss in severely obese (BMI > 40.0) African American women.


Study summary:

Stress has been identified as a major barrier to engaging in healthy lifestyle behaviors (e.g. diet and exercise) among African American women. African American women consistently lose less weight than their Caucasian counterparts in weight loss interventions. One reason for this disparity may be due to the failure of most weight loss interventions to address stress management adequately or in a culturally competent way. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of a stress-focused tailored weight loss intervention compared to a standard weight loss intervention on weight loss in severely obese (BMI > 40.0) African American women. The stress-focused weight loss intervention will incorporate stress management content throughout the entire intervention and will include content that is culturally tailored. The standard weight loss intervention will cover stress management techniques during one of the 14 sessions and the material will be more generic in nature (e.g. not culturally tailored).


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - African American (self-identified) - Female - BMI > 40 kg/m2 - Access to internet connection and phone for personal use Exclusion Criteria: - Unable to walk without the use of an assistance device - Failure to pass the Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire (PAR-Q) or unable to attain medical clearance from their doctor - Substance abuse within past two years - Schizophrenia - Currently pregnant, pregnant within the past 6 months or plans to become pregnant in the next 6 months - History of malignancy other than non-melanoma skin cancer, that has not been in remission or cured surgically for > 5 years - Participation in a weight loss program in the past 12 months - > 5% loss of body weight within the past 6 months - Bariatric surgery recipient - Heart attack in the past 6 months - Stroke within the past 6 months NOTE: Participants who "fail" the PAR-Q will be required to obtain medical clearance from their medical provider


NCT ID:

NCT02253641


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Location Contact:

Chapel-Hill, North Carolina 27599
United States



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Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: March 16, 2018

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