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Reinforcement-Based Treatment and Abstinence-Contingent Housing for Drug Abusers (CASA)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00685620
First received: May 23, 2008
Last updated: NA
Last verified: May 2008
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

Purpose of the project is to examine the effectiveness of Reinforcement-Based Treatment (RBT) on drug abuse and psychosocial outcomes of iner city opiate abusers who have recently completed a brief detoxification.


Condition Intervention Phase
Drug Abuse
Behavioral: Reinforcement-Based Treatment
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Reinforcement-Based Treatment and Abstinence-Contingent Housing for Drug Abusers

Further study details as provided by National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA):

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Drug abstinence at follow-up [ Time Frame: 1, 3 and 6 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Rates of employment [ Time Frame: 1, 3, and 6 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 463
Study Start Date: August 2002
Study Completion Date: February 2007
Primary Completion Date: February 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
No Intervention: 1
Standard care following detoxification
Behavioral: Reinforcement-Based Treatment
3 group random assignment to receive, standard care, recovery housing alone, or recovery housing plus behavioral treatment
Active Comparator: 2
Recovery housing following detoxification
Behavioral: Reinforcement-Based Treatment
3 group random assignment to receive, standard care, recovery housing alone, or recovery housing plus behavioral treatment
Experimental: 3
Recovery housing plus counseling
Behavioral: Reinforcement-Based Treatment
3 group random assignment to receive, standard care, recovery housing alone, or recovery housing plus behavioral treatment

Detailed Description:

Participants are randomized into one of 3-groups: 1) those receiving intensive behavioral therapy plus abstinence-contingent housing, 2) those receiving recovery housing alone, and 3) those receiving standard care (referrals to community providers). For the two groups receiving recovery housing, rent payment is provided for a period of 3 months, as long as the participant remains drug-free.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • opiate dependent agree to live in recovery housing

Exclusion Criteria:

  • acute psychiatric disorder pregnant over 65
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00685620

Locations
United States, Maryland
Johns Hopkins Bayview
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21224
Sponsors and Collaborators
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Maxine Stitzer, Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University
  More Information

No publications provided by National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Maxine Stitzer, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00685620     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BPR010213-01
Study First Received: May 23, 2008
Last Updated: May 23, 2008
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

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