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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.


Found (37) clinical trials

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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Developing Field Tools for Real-Time Assessment of Exposure to Psychosocial Stress and Drug Use in an Outpatient Treatment Population

Background. This protocol arose in response to NIH s Genes and Environment Initiative (GEI). There is no genetic component to this protocol (update: no genetics initially but added by amendment in February 2013); rather, the goal is to develop field-deployable measures of environmental influences (stressors, drug exposure, etc.) that can ...

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Advanced Functional and Structural MRI Techniques for Neuropharmacological Imaging

Objective Functional and structural magnetic resonance imaging techniques have proven essential for noninvasive mapping of brain physiology and pathology. The primary objective of this protocol is to develop advanced magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy (MRI and MRS) techniques for neuroimaging studies related to addiction. These neuroimaging techniques will be used ...

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Systematic Screening for Comorbid Psychological Conditions in Cardiac ACSC Patients With Multimorbidity in the ED

The specific aims of EMASPOT are primarily to determine the prevalence of mental health conditions (MHC) (i.e., symptoms of depression, anxiety, somatoform disorders, and alcohol abuse) in patients with multimorbidity and cardiac ACSC in a prospective cohort study. The study population comprises patients admitted to an ED in Berlin-Mitte during ...

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Screening Protocol for Research Participants

The MPRC/NIDA collaborative research program attempts to: elucidate the nature of serious mental illnesses, drug abuse and addiction; determine the potential use of new therapies, both pharmacological and psychosocial; and decipher the long-term effects of drugs of abuse on the development, maturation, function, and structure of the brain and other ...

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Exploring Gut-Brain and Brain-Gut Interactions in Alcohol Use Disorder Via Microbiota Investigations: A Pilot Study

Objective An increasing body of preclinical literature suggests a role of the gut microbiota in a wide range of medical disorders, including neuropsychiatric diseases like autism, anxiety, and depression. Preliminary studies have reported alterations in microbiota composition, inflammation, and intestinal permeability in alcohol-dependent patients. However, there is little research on ...

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A Prospective Investigation of the Risks of Opioid Misuse Abuse and Addiction Among Patients Treated With Extended-release/Long Acting (ER/LA) Opioids for the Treatment of Chronic Pain

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has asked the companies that are New Drug Application (NDA) holders of extended-release/long-acting (ER/LA) opioids to conduct one or more studies to provide quantitative estimates of the serious risks of misuse, abuse, addiction, overdose, and death associated with long-term use of opioid analgesics for ...

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Does Serum-DXM Increase Diagnostic Accuracy of the Overnight DXM Suppression Test in the Work-up of Cushing's Syndrome?

Background: The evaluation for hypercortisolism includes an overnight 1mg dexamethasone (DXM) suppression test. An important shortcoming is the diagnostic specificity of only 80%, which is likely due to inter-individual differences in gut absorption or metabolism of DXM. Study hypothesis: The investigators hypothesize that serum-DXM measurements will increase the diagnostic accuracy ...


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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