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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

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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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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Safety and Pharmacodynamic Study of GET 73 in Alcohol Dependent

Examination of the effect of GET 73 on alcohol pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics (intoxication and sedation)and safety profile in alcohol-dependent individuals.To evaluate whether GET 73, as compared to placebo, results in diminished cue-reactivity responses to alcohol cues in terms of urge to drink during the cue reactivity session and results in ...

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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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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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Antabuse in Severe Alcoholism: an Open Controlled Study

Newly detoxified alcoholics (N=60) are randomised to either antabuse (disulfiram) treatment or the control group for a total of 6 months.All patients will receive cognitive behavioural treatment in groups. The hypothesis to be tested is that more of the patients who receive antabuse (disulfiram) will be alcohol free during the ...

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Relationship Between D2 Receptors SPECT and the Apomorphine Test in Patients With OH Dependence (ALC-DRD2-APO)

OH dependence is associated with DA receptor changes. Both, the apomorphine test and the D2Rec SPECt are usefull for monitoring DA receptor status. We aimed at studying whether DA receptor hypofunction, assessed by means of the apomorphine test and the D2Rec SPECT, is a marker of relapse in detoxified OH ...

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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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Novel Pharmacotherapy for Dual Dependence

Our objective is to understand the basic mechanisms that underpin substance dependence, and to develop efficacious treatments for individuals with comorbid cocaine and alcohol dependence. Participants in this study will be randomly assigned to receive either 300 mg per day of topiramate or placebo. In addition, participants will receive weekly ...

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