Brief Intervention for Substance Use and Partner Abuse Among Females in the ER (B-SAFER)

This study is currently recruiting participants.
Verified October 2012 by Rhode Island Hospital
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Esther Choo, Rhode Island Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01709552
First received: August 10, 2012
Last updated: October 16, 2012
Last verified: October 2012

August 10, 2012
October 16, 2012
March 2012
February 2015   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  • Change in past-month drug use days [ Time Frame: 1 month, 3 month ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Drug use based on Timeline Followback.
  • Change in use of relationship safety behaviors and referral resources for IPV. [ Time Frame: 2 weeks, 1 month, 3 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Based on Safety Behavior Checklist and Effectiveness in Obtaining Resources scales.
Same as current
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT01709552 on ClinicalTrials.gov Archive Site
  • Change in readiness to change drug use. [ Time Frame: 2 week, 1 month, 3 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Based on readiness to change rulers.
  • Change in readiness to change scale for relationship safety behaviors. [ Time Frame: 2 weeks, 1 month, 3 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Based on readiness to change rulers.
Same as current
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Brief Intervention for Substance Use and Partner Abuse Among Females in the ER
A Computer-based Intervention for Women With Substance Use and Intimate Partner Violence in the Emergency Department

The purpose of this study is to target co-occurring problems of substance use and intimate partner violence (IPV) using a computer-based intervention, B-SAFER (Brief intervention for Substance use and partner Abuse for Females in the Emergency Room). This project will develop and test the computer-based intervention, examining primary outcomes of substance use and utilization of relationship safety resources.

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Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • Substance Related Disorders
  • Domestic Violence
  • Behavioral: Computer Intervention
    Patients randomized to the computer intervention will complete the B-SAFER computer program during their emergency department visit.
  • Behavioral: Control
    Patients randomized to the control arm will receive a time-equivalent computer-based program unrelated to substance use or partner violence.
  • Experimental: Computer Intervention
    Patients randomized to the computer intervention will complete the B-SAFER computer program during their emergency department visit.
    Intervention: Behavioral: Computer Intervention
  • Sham Comparator: Control
    Patients randomized to the control arm will receive a time-equivalent computer-based program unrelated to substance use or partner violence.
    Intervention: Behavioral: Control
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Recruiting
44
February 2015
February 2015   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • ≥18 years of age
  • English or Spanish language proficiency sufficient to understand and complete study procedures
  • moderate drug use in the prior 3 months (by NM-ASSIST)
  • IPV victimization in the prior 6 months (by WAST)
  • access to a phone

Exclusion Criteria:

Patients who are:

  • intoxicated
  • medically unstable as determined by ED staff
  • suicidal ideation
  • psychosis
  • combative
  • in police custody
Female
18 Years to 65 Years
No
Contact: Esther K Choo, MD MPH 401-444-8731 echoo@lifespan.org
United States
 
NCT01709552
5K23DA031881-02
Yes
Esther Choo, Rhode Island Hospital
Rhode Island Hospital
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Principal Investigator: Esther K Choo, MD MPH Rhode Island Hospital
Rhode Island Hospital
October 2012

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