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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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Distress Tolerance Treatment for Substance Users

Despite recent advances in substance abuse interventions, a large percentage of clients entering residential treatment for substance use will drop out of treatment prematurely, and of the remaining, many will relapse soon after treatment completion. Previous research indicates that an individual's ability to withstand psychological distress is a key factor ...


Patients are needed to participate in a clinical research study of Bipolar II Disorder, Cannabis Use Disorder, Drug abuse, Bipolar I Disorder to evaluate Placebo Oral Capsule, Gabapentin

Bipolar disorder (BD) is the Axis I condition most strongly associated with cannabis use disorder (CUD); there is a six-fold increase in the prevalence of CUD in individuals with BD relative to the general population. Individuals with co-occurring CUD and BD (CUD+BD) have substantially worse clinical outcomes than those with ...


A clinical trial seeking patients for a research study for the treatment of Drug abuse

This is a single-blind (participants are blinded), pilot study with no therapeutic or diagnostic intent and limited drug exposure. The study will be conducted at Baylor College of Medicine in normal, healthy, and non-drug using male volunteers who have not received the Td vaccination in the past 5 years. The ...

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Patients are needed to participate in a clinical research study to evaluate Drug abuse

Objective: Drugs of abuse have cognitive and affective effects that may contribute to the inception and maintenance of their use. In order to measure these effects, psychological tests suitable for use both in and outside the fMRI scanner need to be developed and validated. Thus, the objective of this protocol ...

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A Phase 1 clinical study for patients using Placebo, 125 mg AZD0530, 50 mg AZD0530

To assess the effect of oral AZ D0530 at various doses on neuroimaging parameters associated with various forms of impulsivity mediated through glutamate-dopamine interactions, as ascertained through functional magnetic resonance imaging. -- --NOTE-- AZD0530 dosage of 50mg was discontinued by manufacturer. Adjustments were made to account for the removal of ...


Brain Inflammation and Function in Alcoholism

The abuse of high doses of alcohol is associated with cognitive impairment that in extreme cases can result in dementia. However, the mechanisms underlying the neurotoxic effects of alcohol to the human brain are poorly understood. Here we test the hypothesis that alcohol-induced neuroinflammation contributes to its neurotoxic effects in ...

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Characterization Imaging Instruments in Alcoholics and Non-Alcoholics

Objective: The purpose of this protocol is to obtain a standard set of assessments, including brain behavioral, structural, functional, and connectivity (structural and functional) information, on all NIAAA research participants, referred to hereinafter as Characterization Imaging Instruments (CII); a) to determine how individual differences in brain structure and evoked responses ...

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HIV & Drug Abuse Prevention for South African Men

South Africa has the highest number of HIV-infected persons of any nation, including 2.4 million men, and from 2002-2011 young men have had a 3% incidence HIV rate that has remained stable. New infections occur later in men than in women, making men in their 20s a target for intervention. ...


Patients are needed to participate in a clinical research study to evaluate Alcohol abuse

The main purpose of this study is to demonstrate the efficacy of two different treatments for inhibitory control improvement (measured by the modified Stop signal task): a behavioral treatment based on Retrieval-Extinction Learning, through the AAT (Alcohol Approach Avoiding Task) and a treatment based on the neuromodulation of prefrontal cortex ...

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A clinical research study of Varenicline plus Naltrexone, Varenicline for the treatment of Alcohol Use Disorder, Tobacco abuse

This study is a double-blind, randomized clinical trial using a two group medication design consisting of the combination of VAR (1 mg twice daily) + NTX (50 mg once daily) and VAR (1 mg twice daily) + PLA (matched to NTX), for smoking cessation in a sample of heavy drinking ...