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Smoking-Cessation and Stimulant Treatment (S-CAST)

2014-07-24 14:07:21 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The primary objective of this study is to evaluate the impact of substance-abuse treatment as usual plus smoking-cessation treatment (TAU+SCT), relative to substance-abuse treatment as usual (TAU), on drug-abuse outcomes. Specifically, this study will evaluate whether concurrent smoking-cessation treatment improves, worsens, or has no effect on stimulant-use outcomes in smokers who are in outpatient substance-abuse treatment for cocaine or methamphetamine dependence.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Cocaine Dependence

Intervention

Smoking-cessation treatment

Location

La Frontera
Tucson
Arizona
United States
85713

Status

Recruiting

Source

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:07:21-0400

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