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This is a randomized trial testing the efficacy of a modified 12-step facilitation therapy for individuals with serious mental illness and alcohol use disorders, compared to usual treatmen...
This study will use a SMART (Sequential, Multiple Assignment Randomized Trial) design to optimize adaptive interventions (AIs) for adolescents reporting alcohol misuse and violent behavior...
The overall objective of this study is to use an innovative experimental approach, the SMART (Sequential Multiple Assignment Randomized Trial), to determine the best way to sequence the de...
This study is developing and testing a 12-step toolkit with five modules, training counselors to use them, and studying their frequency of use, desirability, effectiveness and patient outc...
The primary aim is to evaluate impacts of a behavioral intervention called "Mindfulness-Based Blood Pressure Reduction" (MB-BP) vs. enhanced usual care control on systolic blood pressure a...
To compare efficacy and safety of a manual-based low-level psychological intervention with treatment as usual (weight loss treatment).
Researchers examined whether a parent-implemented language intervention improved problem behaviors 1 year after intervention. Ninety-seven children with language delays (mean age at 12-month follow-u...
Organobentonite has been successfully applied in industrial wastewater treatment. However, the solid-liquid separation in wastewater treatment still needs improvement. This study presents an enhanced ...
Research has demonstrated that both memory and learning for treatment contents are poor, and that both are associated with worse treatment outcome. The Memory Support Intervention has been shown to im...
Patients with depression are often dissatisfied with disease- and therapy-related information. The objective of this study was to evaluate an intervention that applied the Common Sense Model to the pr...
Groups that serve as a standard for comparison in experimental studies. They are similar in relevant characteristics to the experimental group but do not receive the experimental intervention.
Works about a study where participants are assigned to a treatment, procedure, or intervention by methods that are not random. Non-randomized clinical trials are sometimes referred to as quasi-experimental clinical trials or non-equivalent control group designs.
Children with mental or physical disabilities that interfere with usual activities of daily living and that may require accommodation or intervention.
First aid or other immediate intervention for accidents or medical conditions requiring immediate care and treatment before definitive medical and surgical management can be procured.
The absence of a useful purpose or useful result in a diagnostic procedure or therapeutic intervention. The situation of a patient whose condition will not be improved by treatment or instances in which treatment preserves permanent unconsciousness or cannot end dependence on intensive medical care. (From Ann Intern Med 1990 Jun 15;112(12):949)