This trial is active, not recruiting.

Conditions overweight, obesity
Treatments teams (talking about eating, activity, mutual support), need support training
Sponsor University of Connecticut
Start date June 2015
End date September 2017
Trial size 128 participants
Trial identifier NCT02570009, HL125157


Obesity risk is shared within married couples yet most existing weight loss programs focus on individuals and not the marital dyad. This project will test the effects of a couples weight loss program that teaches spouses how to provide each other with autonomy support and create an interpersonal environment that promotes sustained behavior change.

United States No locations recruiting
Other countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Allocation randomized
Intervention model parallel assignment
Masking single blind (outcomes assessor)
Primary purpose treatment
(Active Comparator)
teams (talking about eating, activity, mutual support)
(Active Comparator)
teams (talking about eating, activity, mutual support)
need support training

Primary Outcomes

Weight loss
time frame: One year

Eligibility Criteria

Male or female participants from 18 years up to 70 years old.

Inclusion Criteria

    Exclusion Criteria

      Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in October 2016.
      Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by University of Connecticut.