Clinical Trial

Using Partners to Enhance Long-Term Weight Loss

Study Description

Using Partners to Enhance Long-Term Weight Loss

This study involves an evaluation of the role of domestic partner support in a comprehensive weight loss initiation and maintenance program.

Location

Locations Selected Location

Methods

No pharmaceutical medication involved No pharmaceutical medication involved
Patients and healthy individuals accepted Patients and healthy individuals accepted

Behavioral - Partner-assisted intervention

All patients will receive group-based weight loss program for 6 months featuring a calorie-restricted diet and physical activity. Then, all patients will receive a weight loss maintenance intervention for 12 months that involves maintenance-specific content, transitions to individual telephone calls, and decreases frequency of contact. Partners will attend some patient group sessions and be informed of patients' goals and relapse plans. Intervention will be withdrawn for the last 6 months to exa ...read more on ClinicalTrials.org

Behavioral - Patient-only intervention

All patients will receive group-based weight loss program for 6 months featuring a calorie-restricted diet and physical activity. Then, all patients will receive a weight loss maintenance intervention for 12 months that involves maintenance-specific content, transitions to individual telephone calls, and decreases frequency of contact. Intervention will be withdrawn for the last 6 months to examine sustainability of effects.

Additional Information

Official Study Title

Using Partners to Enhance Long-Term Weight Loss

Clinical Trial ID

NCT03801174

ParticipAid ID

bo27Na