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A Behavioral Trial for the Treatment of Methamphetamine Dependence. - 1

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified August 2003 by National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
Information provided by:
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Identifier:
First received: April 5, 2002
Last updated: January 10, 2017
Last verified: August 2003
The purpose of this study is to examine behavioral treatment for methamphetamine dependence.

Condition Intervention Phase
Substance-Related Disorders Behavioral: Behavior Therapy Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Behavioral Trial for the Treatment of Methamphetamine Dependence

Resource links provided by NLM:

Further study details as provided by National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA):

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Withdrawal symptoms
  • New Use algorithm

Estimated Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: July 2001
Estimated Study Completion Date: June 2002
Detailed Description:
To characterize meth. withdrawal symptoms using a multidimensional withdrawal questionnaire; to field test and investigate the effect of using an algorithm developed for discriminating between new use and residual carry-over of meth metabolites in urine and to evaluate the treatment response of meth. users to participation in the thrice weekly psychosocial protocol to be used as a "platform" in future pharmacotherapy trials.

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 99 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

Male or Female at least 18 yrs of age; DSM-4 diagnosis of methamphetamine (METH) dependence; be willing to comply with study procedures; verbalize understanding of consent and provide written consent and willingness to complete study procedures; be seeking treatment for METH dependence.

Exclusion Criteria:

Additional criteria available during screening at the site.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00033124

United States, California
South Bay Treatment Center
Chula Vista, California, United States, 91911
Matrix Institute on Addictions
Costa Mesa, California, United States, 92627
United States, Hawaii
John A. Burns School of Medicine
Honolulu, Hawaii, United States, 96813
United States, Iowa
Powell Chemical Dependency Center
Des Moines, Iowa, United States, 50316
United States, Missouri
Comprehensive Mental Health Services, Inc
Independence, Missouri, United States, 64052
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Principal Investigator: Richard Rawson, Ph.D. National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
  More Information Identifier: NCT00033124     History of Changes
Obsolete Identifiers: NCT00024739
Other Study ID Numbers: NIDA-CTO-0009-1
Study First Received: April 5, 2002
Last Updated: January 10, 2017

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Substance-Related Disorders
Chemically-Induced Disorders
Mental Disorders
Central Nervous System Stimulants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Dopamine Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Adrenergic Agents
Adrenergic Uptake Inhibitors
Neurotransmitter Uptake Inhibitors
Membrane Transport Modulators
Dopamine Uptake Inhibitors processed this record on August 23, 2017