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Alcohol Dependence Clinical Trials

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

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Found (17) clinical trials

The Efficacy of A Smartphone-based Support System to Reinforce Alcohol Abstinence in Treatment-seeking Patients

Background: Interactive and mobile technology to manage alcohol use problem potentially provide continuing care by offering emotional and instrumental support anywhere and in time, but the effectiveness for maintaining abstinence has not been examined. the investigators will evaluate in this study whether the smartphone-based support system would improve outcomes for ...

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STAR - Seek Test and Retain. Linkages for Black HIV+ Substance-Using MSM

The HIV epidemic in the United States most severely affects men who have sex with men (MSM): 61% of all new infections occur in this population. Black MSM bear a disproportionate burden, with prevalence of 28%, in contrast to 19% in MSM overall. Black MSM undergo HIV testing less frequently ...

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Enhanced Access to HIV Care for Drug Users in San Juan Puerto Rico

Study Design The overall goal of this project is to implement and evaluate a community-level, structured approach, the "Enhanced HIV Care Access and Retention Intervention" for drug users in San Juan, Puerto Rico. It will bring HIV care directly to five San Juan neighborhoods in which a high proportion of ...

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An Intervention to Promote Healthy Behaviors in Homeless Youth

The specific aims of this proposal are to: 1. 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; 2. determine whether psychological capital factors mediate the relationship between background risk factors (sexual orientation, duration of ...

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Substance Abuse Pre-Treatment Screening Study

Approximately 1500 candidates per year will respond to advertisements and will complete preliminary telephone screening without identifiers. Appropriate candidates will be given appointment times and on arrival will undergo the consent process for evaluation. A complete medical, social, psychiatric, and drug use history will be obtained. Subjects fulfilling general health ...

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Endocrine Regulation of Energy and Fluid Supplies in Alcoholic Patients

This study was conducted in a stepwise manner : study of the energy supplies first, of water supplies next. Interviews and samples were performed or collected at two times of alcohol withdrawal to evaluate the possibility of parallel changes in craving for alcohol, supplies and endocrine function.

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Neurocognitive Functioning Following The PROMETA Treatment Protocol In Subjects With Alcohol Dependence

The principal aim of this study is to extend our evaluation of the PROMETA® Treatment Protocol as a means to improve neurocognitive functioning in recently detoxified alcohol dependent subjects. For many alcohol dependent patients entering treatment, a range of neurocognitive deficits are present that not only had adverse effects on ...

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Brain Imaging Studies of the Effects of Cocaine Abstinence

This study evaluates theories regarding cocaine abstinence which propose that increased presynaptic and postsynaptic dopamine activity and increased serotonin activity are associated with abstinence in cocaine dependent subjects at the beginning and three to six months after a treatment program. We are using positron emission tomography (PET), Magnetic Resonance Imaging ...

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Cutaneous Denervation in Alcoholic Neuropathy

Alcoholic patients and control subjects. Alcoholic patients will be recruited from neurologic clinics and ward at the Far Eastern Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan. A detailed clinical history that includes daily alcohol consumption, daily dietary intake, lifestyle, and occupation will be obtained from patients as well as their families. The inclusion ...

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Alcoholism: Emotion and Thinking

This research investigates brain structure and function in alcoholics compared to healthy nonalcoholic individuals. Alcoholics have shown impairments in cognitive processing of emotional signals. Some alcoholics are impaired in social skills, and many are unable to implement the strategies for interpersonal interactions that they recommend for themselves. For example, alcoholics ...

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