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Anorexia Clinical Trials

A listing of Anorexia medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.


Found (8) clinical trials

Positive Affect Treatment (PAT) to Target Reward Mechanisms in Anorexia Nervosa

Anorexia Nervosa is a serious disorder associated with high medical and psychiatric morbidity, poor quality of life, and the highest mortality rate of any psychiatric illness. Although many individuals with AN ultimately achieve remission, this process of recovery is slow, with only about 1/3 of individuals recovering in the first …

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Comparing Real-time fMRI Neurofeedback Versus Sham for Altering Limbic and Eating Disturbances in Anorexia Nervosa

Aim 1: Establish that rt-fMRI neurofeedback of limbic activity can correct neural disturbances in AN. Hypothesis 1: Compared to the sham group, the amygdala neurofeedback group will show reduced amygdala activation to aversive images, which will increase with repeated training. This effect will generalize to non-neurofeedback test runs. Hypothesis 2: …

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Comparison Between Mirtazapine and Megestrol for the Control of Anorexia-cachexia in Cancer Patients in Palliative Care.

Cancer-associated anorexia-cachexia is an insidious syndrome that has a major impact on the patient's quality of life, but is also associated with a significant reduction in survival. Unintentional weight loss can predict a poor prognosis in cancer patients which is most likely due to decreased doses of treatment. Despite its …


Anamorelin Hydrochloride in Reducing Anorexia in Patients With Advanced Non-small Cell Lung Cancer

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES: I. To qualitatively examine experiences related to anorexia in advanced lung cancer patients with anorexia-cachexia and the impact of nine weeks of treatment of oral anamorelin hydrochloride (anamorelin) (100 mg) and placebo. SECONDARY OBJECTIVES: I. To explore changes in anorexia-cachexia (measured by the Functional Assessment of Anorexia/Cachexia Treatment …


Adaptive Treatment for Adolescent Anorexia Nervosa

Potential subjects aged 12 to 18 with anorexia nervosa (AN) will be recruited from Stanford University, University of California, San Francisco, and other bay-area medical programs and clinics. If participants are deemed eligible, participants will be invited for a baseline interview (about 2 hours in duration) during which the investigators …

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Body Image Disorder in Anorexia Nervosa and Virtual Reality

Evaluation of the tolerance and acceptability of the virtual representation of its body image.

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Nabilone Effect on the Attenuation of Anorexia Nutritional Status and Quality of Life in Lung Cancer Patients

Background: Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in Mexico and the world. Malnutrition is often associated with this type of cancer appearing in about 40-50% of patients the diagnosis made, affecting the quality of life and prognosis, as well as increased toxicity to cancer treatment. Cancer anorexia …


Study at the Man of the Profile of Chimiokines in the Anorexia Bound to the Cancerous Cachexy

The syndrome of anorexia-cachexie, which accompanies numerous cancers is a major comorbidity which compromises the forecast of these patients. Several cytokines pro-inflammatory as interleukines IL1 , IL6 or TNFa participate in the physiopathology of this syndrome at the man and the animal. Besides, it is now established that different neuronal …

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