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Addictions Clinical Trials

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


Found (49) 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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The Effect of Smoking on Perception

Participation requires one 90-minute visit on the American University campus that involves completing questionnaires and computer tasks, watching a film, and smoking a cigarette. Participants earn 30 dollars.

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Role of CYP2B6 CYP3A4 and MDR1 in the Metabolic Clearance of Methadone

Methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) has been used to rehabilitate the opiate addict resulting in a higher quality of life for the patient as well as improving social and psychological functioning while reducing the overall cost to society. The maintenance dose of methadone is highly variable between patients, and drug-drug interactions ...


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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Menstrual Cycle Effects on Smoking Cessation and Cue Reactivity

This component builds directly upon the results of the previously funded project in systematically investigating the impact of short-term ovarian hormone fluctuation on females as they try to quit smoking with the aid of either transdermal nicotine patch (TNP) or varenicline. Each participant will receive a standardized impulsivity evaluation and ...


Phenethyl Isothiocyanate in Preventing Lung Cancer in Smokers

OBJECTIVES: Primary - To determine whether oral phenethyl isothiocyanate (PEITC) affects urinary levels of biomarkers of 4-(methylnitrosamino)-1-(3-pyridyl)-1-butanone (NNK) metabolism in current smokers. Secondary - To determine the effect of GSTM1 genotype on PEITC's impact on urinary biomarkers of NNK metabolism. - To determine the effect of GSTM1 genotype on the ...


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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Linking Services to Patient Needs for Improved Patient Outcomes (CASPAR)

The proposed research study is directed at performing health services research in an estimated 15 community-based abstinence-oriented outpatient addiction treatment programs by developing ways of incorporating research-derived measures into standard clinical practice in the treatment of substance abuse clients. The primary goals are to use training and technology transfer to ...

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Contingency Management for Smoking in Substance Abusers

Substance abusers have a high prevalence and rate of smoking with little success in quitting, so stronger approaches are needed to encourage attempts to quit smoking. The aim of this study is to determine whether contingent reinforcement for smoking abstinence (CM), compared to noncontingent reinforcement (NR), increases the effectiveness of ...

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Pediatric Residency Training On Tobacco

The American Academy of Pediatrics and other leading health agencies call upon pediatricians to address environmental tobacco smoke (ETS), prevent smoking onset in youths, and encourage cessation of tobacco use by adolescents and their parents. Systematic intervention on tobacco by pediatricians would protect infants and young children from the harmful ...