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Trial record 6 of 547 for:    RITA

Research on Individualized Treatment for Alcoholism (RITA)

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00523133
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 31, 2007
Last Update Posted : August 31, 2007
VA Boston Healthcare System
Brown University
George Washington University
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Indiana University

Tracking Information
First Submitted Date  ICMJE August 30, 2007
First Posted Date  ICMJE August 31, 2007
Last Update Posted Date August 31, 2007
Study Start Date  ICMJE September 2000
Primary Completion Date Not Provided
Current Primary Outcome Measures  ICMJE
 (submitted: August 30, 2007)
Percent Days Abstinent [ Time Frame: 18 months ]
Original Primary Outcome Measures  ICMJE Same as current
Change History No Changes Posted
Current Secondary Outcome Measures  ICMJE
 (submitted: August 30, 2007)
Percent Heavy Drinking Days [ Time Frame: 18 months ]
Original Secondary Outcome Measures  ICMJE Same as current
Current Other Pre-specified Outcome Measures Not Provided
Original Other Pre-specified Outcome Measures Not Provided
Descriptive Information
Brief Title  ICMJE Research on Individualized Treatment for Alcoholism
Official Title  ICMJE Posttreatment Effects of Naltrexone
Brief Summary The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of two psychosocial treatments that differed in scope and intensity (Broad Spectrum Treatment and Motivational Enhancement Treatment) combined with 3 or 6 months of treatment with naltrexone on alcohol drinking behaviors in alcohol dependent patients.
Detailed Description Not Provided
Study Type  ICMJE Interventional
Study Phase  ICMJE Phase 2
Study Design  ICMJE Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition  ICMJE Alcohol Dependence
Intervention  ICMJE
  • Drug: naltrexone
    50 mg naltrexone daily for 3 months
  • Drug: naltrexone
    50 mg of naltrexone daily for 6 months
  • Behavioral: Broad Spectrum Treatment
    8-14, one hour sessions over 6 months
  • Behavioral: Motivational Enhancement Treatment
    4, 20 minute sessions over 3 months
Study Arms  ICMJE Not Provided
Publications * Not Provided

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
Recruitment Information
Recruitment Status  ICMJE Completed
Actual Enrollment  ICMJE
 (submitted: August 30, 2007)
Original Actual Enrollment  ICMJE Same as current
Actual Study Completion Date  ICMJE July 2005
Primary Completion Date Not Provided
Eligibility Criteria  ICMJE

Inclusion Criteria:

  • men and women between the ages of 21-65
  • current DSM-IV diagnosis of alcohol dependence
  • abstinent for a minimum of 3 and maximum of 21 days prior to treatment initiation
  • able to participate in an 18-month outpatient study
  • live within a one hour or less commute to Fairbanks
  • fluent in English
  • women of child-bearing potential must have a negative pregnancy test and use effective contraceptive methods.
  • score as contemplators or greater on the Readiness For Change Scale

Exclusion Criteria:

  • severe hepatic disease (gGGT, SGOT or other liver functions greater than 4 times normal)
  • opiate use (for any reason) in the last 14 days or a history of opioid dependence in the past year
  • pregnant or lactating females or those unwilling to use birth control
  • inability, according to the opinion of the interviewer, to follow medication instructions and safety precautions
  • comorbid substance dependence (but not abuse) diagnosis in the past 6 months, excluding nicotine or marijuana dependence
  • concomitant use of medications intended to decrease drinking (e.g. disulfiram)
  • meeting current DSM criteria for bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, bulimia/anorexia, dementia, major depression
Sex/Gender  ICMJE
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Ages  ICMJE 21 Years to 65 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Accepts Healthy Volunteers  ICMJE No
Contacts  ICMJE Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Listed Location Countries  ICMJE United States
Removed Location Countries  
Administrative Information
NCT Number  ICMJE NCT00523133
Other Study ID Numbers  ICMJE R01AA012696-01A1( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
Has Data Monitoring Committee Yes
U.S. FDA-regulated Product Not Provided
IPD Sharing Statement  ICMJE Not Provided
Responsible Party Not Provided
Study Sponsor  ICMJE Indiana University School of Medicine
Collaborators  ICMJE
  • VA Boston Healthcare System
  • Brown University
  • George Washington University
Investigators  ICMJE
Principal Investigator: Dena Davidson, PhD Indiana University School of Medicine
PRS Account Indiana University
Verification Date August 2007

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