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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 (41) clinical trials

Harm Reduction With Pharmacotherapy (HaRP)

Homelessness and alcohol dependence are commonly co-occurring and serious public health issues. Unfortunately, abstinence-based alcohol treatment approaches are minimally effective in engaging and successfully treating homeless individuals with alcohol dependence. There have therefore been calls for more flexible and client-centered approaches tailored to this population's needs. Innovative, low-barrier approaches (e.g., ...

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Alcohol Dependency Study: Combining Medication Treatment for Alcoholism

This study is a 13 week clinical trial. During the 13 weeks participants receive placebo, ondansetron and topiramate alone or in combination. During the 13 weeks participants come to an outpatient clinic to receive the study medication, physical checks, and cognitive behavioral therapy. The duration of the weekly visit is ...

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New Approaches to Smoking Cessation in Heavy Drinkers

The purpose of the proposed project is to develop and test a 12-week integrated cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) intervention for smoking and alcohol (SA) + varenicline (Chantix) among heavy drinking smokers (i.e., CBT for SA). The project involves two phases. In Phase 1, an open-label pre-pilot study of CBT for SA ...

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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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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 ...

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Effectiveness of Bupropion for Smokers Recovering From Alcohol Dependence

Past research suggests that over 75% of alcohol dependent individuals in early alcohol recovery smoke cigarettes; smoking-related mortality exceeds alcohol-related mortality in this population. Many alcohol dependent individuals in early recovery are interested in smoking cessation treatment; however, studies indicate that these smokers find it very difficult to quit smoking. ...

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