Brief Interventions for Drop-out Re-engagement

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Yale University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00350571
First received: July 7, 2006
Last updated: September 16, 2014
Last verified: September 2014
  Purpose

We will evaluate a series of interventions intended to help individuals who drop out of substance abuse treatment re-engage in order to improve treatment outcome.


Condition Intervention Phase
Substance Abuse
Behavioral: brief (behavioral therapy)
Behavioral: Drop out re-engagement motivational intervention
Behavioral: standard care follow up
Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Official Title: Adaptive Brief Interventions for Drop-out Re-engagement

Further study details as provided by Yale University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • retention into outpatient treatment [ Time Frame: 4, 8, 12, 24 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • substance abuse [ Time Frame: 4, 8,12,and 24 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • psychiatric symptoms [ Time Frame: 4, 8, 12, and 24 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 299
Study Start Date: November 2004
Study Completion Date: November 2009
Primary Completion Date: November 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Standard care follow up
Standard care counselor follow up care phone calls or letters.
Behavioral: standard care follow up
routine counselor phone calls and letters
Experimental: Drop out reengagement motivational intervention
Single session office based or phone based motivational counseling session designed to promote participant re-engagement in standard treatment.
Behavioral: brief (behavioral therapy)
up t 3 sessions of phone or office based counseling sessions to promote re-engagement in treatment.
Behavioral: Drop out re-engagement motivational intervention
Up to 3 phone or office based counseling sessions to promote reengagement in treatment

Detailed Description:

We propose a 5-year Stage I behavioral therapy development study to: 1) prospectively evaluate risk factors for premature drop-out from outpatient treatment; 2) develop and test a manual of single session phone-and office-based interventions to re-engage these individual in treatment.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • admission to outpatient treatment

Exclusion Criteria:

  • need for hospitalization
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00350571

Locations
United States, Connecticut
Connecticut Mental Health Center
New Haven, Connecticut, United States, 06510
APT Foundation
New Haven, Connecticut, United States, 06510
Sponsors and Collaborators
Yale University
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Sam Ball, PhD Yale School of Medicine
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Yale University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00350571     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 101010101, 5P50DA009241-120012
Study First Received: July 7, 2006
Last Updated: September 16, 2014
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Keywords provided by Yale University:
behavior therapy
counseling
drug abuse therapy
outpatient care
therapy compliance
clinical trial phase I
coping
outcomes research
satisfaction
social psychology
patient oriented research

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on September 18, 2014