Aftercare for Adolescents Treated for Alcohol Abuse and Dependence

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00561041
First received: November 19, 2007
Last updated: NA
Last verified: November 2007
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

The study examines the relative efficacy of two active aftercare interventions (i.e., face-to-face , brief phone) with no-active aftercare for adolescents who completed outpatient treatment for alcohol use disorders(AUD)


Condition Intervention Phase
Alcohol Use Disorder
Behavioral: Brief phone aftercare intervention
Behavioral: individual aftercare therapy
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Maintenance of Treatment Gains in Adolescents With Alcohol Related Disorders

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Further study details as provided by National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA):

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Alcohol use (days of use and days of heavy drinking) [ Time Frame: 3, 6, and 12 months post aftercare condition completion ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Drug use according to primary outcome timeframe [ Time Frame: 3, 6, and 12 months post aftercare condition completion ]

Enrollment: 177
Study Start Date: November 2005
Study Completion Date: November 2006
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
Brief phone aftercare intervention composed of 5 integrated cognitive-behavioral and motivational enhancement Therapies administered during a period of 3 months according to a similar schedule
Behavioral: Brief phone aftercare intervention
Interventions is composed of 5 integrated cognitive-behavioral and motivational enhancement therapies administered during a period of 3 months according to a similar schedule
Experimental: 2
Individual aftercare therapy - composed of 5 integrated cognitive-behavioral and motivational enhancement Therapies administered during a period of 3 months according to a similar schedule
Behavioral: individual aftercare therapy
composed of 5 integrated cognitive-behavioral and motivational enhancement Therapies administered during a period of 3 months according to a similar schedule
No Intervention: 3
No intervention

Detailed Description:

In this study 177 adolescents meeting criteria for alcohol use disorders (AUD) received weekly cognitive-behavioral therapy group sessions. 144 completers were randomized into the 3 individual aftercare (AR) conditions noted above. Manualized active interventions were composed of 5 sessions of integrated motivational enhancement and cognitive behavioral therapies. Outcomes assessments were done at end of aftercare, 3-6-and 12 months post AC completion.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   13 Years to 18 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adolescents between the ages of 13-18 years
  • Meeting criteria for DSM-IV alcohol use disorders
  • Able to comprehend and read English at the 5th grade level
  • Participant and family member are willing to provide a locator information.
  • Not planning to move out of state during the next 12 months

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Meet any substance dependence criteria other than nicotine or cannabis
  • Meet life time diagnosis of schizophrenia
  • Reported a suicidal ideation with a plan, suicidal attempt, or self-injurious behavior in the last 30 days
  • Having a medical condition that may prevent them from consistently attending and constructively participating in treatment and aftercare
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00561041

Locations
United States, Connecticut
University of Connecticut Health Center
Farmington, Connecticut, United States, 06030
Sponsors and Collaborators
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Yifrah Kaminer, MD University of Connecticut Health Center
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00561041     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NIAAA_KAM_012187, NIH grant number RO1-AA012187
Study First Received: November 19, 2007
Last Updated: November 19, 2007
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Keywords provided by National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA):
alcohol
alcohol use disorder
cognitive-behavioral therapy
brief phone aftercare intervention
individual aftercare therapy

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Alcohol Drinking
Disease
Drinking Behavior
Pathologic Processes

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on October 20, 2014