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Contingency Management Treatment Duration

2014-08-27 03:28:27 | BioPortfolio

Summary

310 alcohol abusing or dependent patients beginning intensive outpatient day treatment at community-based clinics will be randomly assigned to one of four conditions: (a) standard treatment as usual (ST) at the clinic without contingency management (CM); (b) standard treatment with contingency management for 12 weeks with a 0.5 probability of winning prizes for each negative sample submitted; (c) standard treatment with contingency management for 24 weeks with a 0.34 probability of winning prizes for each negative sample submitted; or (d) standard treatment with contingency management for 24 weeks with a 0.5 probability of winning prizes for each negative sample submitted. We expect that contingency management will decrease alcohol use to a greater extent than non-contingency management treatment, and that availability of contingency management for 24 weeks may result in longer term benefits than 12 week exposure to contingency management. This study will be the first to evaluate the effects of probability of winning prizes on response to contingency management.

Study Design

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

Conditions

Alcohol Abuse

Intervention

Contingency Management

Location

Alcohol and Drug Recovery Centers, Inc.
Hartford
Connecticut
United States
06112

Status

Recruiting

Source

University of Connecticut Health Center

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:28:27-0400

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