Behavioral Economics of Human Drug Self-Administration

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
National Center for Research Resources (NCRR)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00005765
First received: June 1, 2000
Last updated: June 23, 2005
Last verified: December 2003
  Purpose

The objective of this protocol is to examine the utility of behavioral economics for understanding reinforcer interactions as they pertain to drug self-administration. In a series of 6 experiments, the researchers will attempt to quantify the effects of qualitatively different reinforcers (money, cigarettes, alcohol, nicotine gum) and their interactions. This work represents a continuation of research by this investigator in the area of addiction and pharmacology.


Condition Intervention
Drug Dependence
Drug: nicotine
Drug: alcohol

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Natural History
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional

Further study details as provided by National Center for Research Resources (NCRR):

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years to 50 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Use of 20 or more cigarettes per day
  • CO levels >15 ppm
  • More than 12 alcohol drinks per week and beer as preferred alcoholic beverage
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Locations
United States, Vermont
University of Vermont
Burlington, Vermont, United States, 05401
Sponsors and Collaborators
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00005765     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NCRR-M01RR00109-0747, M01RR00109
Study First Received: June 1, 2000
Last Updated: June 23, 2005
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on September 30, 2014