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Talk Therapy by Phone to Promote Treatment for Alcohol Problems

2018-12-04 23:49:12 | BioPortfolio

Summary

A small percentage of individuals with alcohol use disorder (AUD) obtain alcohol-related care despite research showing that treatment is effective. This randomized controlled trial tests the efficacy of a brief, phone based cognitive behavioral intervention to increase treatment engagement, improve alcohol related outcomes, and show that treatment engagement is a mechanism for the improved outcomes in individuals with AUD.

Study Design

Conditions

Alcohol Use Disorder

Intervention

CBT by Phone to Promote Treatment, Reading the Subject a Pamphlet on Obtaining Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment

Location

University of Rochester
Rochester
New York
United States
14642

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

University of Rochester

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-12-04T23:49:12-0500

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