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Addictions Clinical Trials

A listing of Addictions medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.


Found (277) clinical trials

An Intervention to Promote Healthy Behaviors in Homeless Youth

The specific aims of this proposal are to: determine the effectiveness of a self-reflective preventive intervention to promote responsible substance use and safe sex behaviors (prevent HIV/AIDS) in homeless youths, ages18-23 years; determine whether psychological capital factors mediate the relationship between background risk factors (sexual orientation, duration of homelessness, sex ...

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Lamotrigine for Ketamine Dependence Trial

Introduction Ketamine is an anesthetic derivative of phencyclidine (PCP; 'Angel dust') with dissociative, analgesic and psychedelic properties. Recreational use of ketamine was first documented on the west coast of the United States in the early 1970s. Ketamine is frequently described as a "unique drug" because it shows hypnotic (sleep producing), ...


Psychotherapy Enhancement for Therapeutic Community (TC) Retention - 1

Therapeutic Community (TC) treatment can be effective psychosocial modality for addiction, but premature dropout remains a major problem. Personality disorders are very common in residential programs, and TCs regard personality disturbance as core to all people with addiction. Severe personality dysfunction is associated with higher dropout rates from TCs, and ...


Pediatric Residency Training On Tobacco

The American Academy of Pediatrics and other leading health agencies call upon pediatricians to address environmental tobacco smoke (ETS), prevent smoking onset in youths, and encourage cessation of tobacco use by adolescents and their parents. Systematic intervention on tobacco by pediatricians would protect infants and young children from the harmful ...


Computer-Assisted Stop-Smoking Program in Helping Doctors Counsel Patients Who Smoke Cigarettes

OBJECTIVES: - Test the hypothesis that the clinical decision support system will improve the rate at which physicians assist their patients with smoking cessation by providing information and recommendations on smoking cessation resources. - Assess whether exposure to information and recommendations facilitated by the smoking cessation-personal digital assistant (SC-PDA) will ...


Airway Macrophages and Sputum Milieu in Adult Subjects With Airflow Obstruction

In the United States, a variety of farming operations can generate significant amounts of dust. Chronic organic dust exposure to workers in this industry can result in several respiratory health conditions including chronic bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and exacerbations of asthma. Organic dust is a complex mixture containing ...

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Pilot Study of Nicotine Replacement for Smoking Cessation During Pregnancy

Subjects in this pilot study are healthy pregnant women who wish to quit smoking. They will set a quit date and use the nicotine inhaler for 4 weeks. They will receive behavioral counseling in addition to the inhaler for 4 weeks.

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Biomarkers for Early Detection of Lung Cancer in Patients With Lung Cancer Participants at High-Risk for Developing Lung Cancer or Healthy Volunteers

OBJECTIVES: - To test and make a preliminary assessment of the sensitivity and specificity of Fourier transform infrared technology (FTIR) for use in the early detection of lung cancer in sputum samples from patients who have or participants at high risk for developing lung cancer and from non-high-risk smoking and ...

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Combined Pharmaco/Behavior Therapy in Adolescent Smokers

To test the hypotheses, 216 adolescent smokers will be recruited. Fifty-four adolescent smokers will be recruited in each of the four groups: bupropion SR only, bupropion SR + CM, CM + placebo, and placebo only. The cells will be balanced for gender and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder using permuted block ...

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A Brain Imaging Study Into Nicotine Induced Dopamine Release in Cigarette Smokers.

Dopamine plays a critical role in nicotine(and other) addiction and this drug is known to release DA in brain areas mediating reward and motivational processes. Although imaging studies show that release of DA follows smoking, little is known regarding how common some genetic polymorphisms proposed to play a role in ...

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