Optimizing a Smartphone Application for Individuals With Eating Disorders

Not Recruiting

Trial ID: NCT02503098


This study will augment an existing mobile application for individuals with eating disorders by developing adaptive, tailored content targeting remediation of cognitive distortions. The adaptive application will be deployed and assessed for efficacy relative to the standard product in a randomized controlled trial.

Official Title

Optimizing a Smartphone Application for Individuals With Eating Disorders

Stanford Investigator(s)

James Lock
James Lock

Eric Rothenberg, MD Professor and Professor, by courtesy, of Pediatrics


Inclusion Criteria:

   - Meets criteria for clinically significant symptoms of eating disorder using
   self-report measures

   - Has an Android or iPhone and is willing to use phone for the study

   - Is able to speak and read English

   - Lives within the United States of America

   - Is at least 16 years of age

Exclusion Criteria:

   - Has visual, hearing, voice, or motor impairment that would prevent completion of study
   and treatment procedures

   - Has any psychiatric condition for which participation in a clinical trial of
   psychotherapy may be either inappropriate or dangerous (e.g., psychotic disorders,
   bipolar disorders, severe post traumatic stress disorder, etc.).

   - Exhibits severe suicidality, including ideation, plan, and intent.

   - Currently receiving weekly psychotherapy or planning to receive weekly psychotherapy
   for eating disorder during the 12 weeks of the study.


behavioral: Recovery Record adaptive smartphone application

behavioral: Recovery Record standard smartphone application

Not Recruiting

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Alison Darcy, PhD