Telephone and Mail Intervention for Alcohol Use Disorders (TAMI)

This study has been completed.
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University of Wisconsin, Madison Identifier:
First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: January 20, 2011
Last verified: January 2011

Randomized controlled trial and benefit-cost study of a telephone and mail intervention for non-treatment-seeking primary care patients with alcohol abuse or dependence

Condition Intervention Phase
Alcohol Use Disorder
Behavioral: telephone counseling
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind
Official Title: Telephone and Mail Intervention for Alcohol Use Disorders

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Further study details as provided by University of Wisconsin, Madison:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Self-reported alcohol consumption in the prior 28 days
  • Number of risky drinking days in the prior 28 days

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Health care utilization
  • car crashes
  • criminal justice system involvement

Estimated Enrollment: 900
Study Start Date: December 2001
Study Completion Date: November 2004
Primary Completion Date: June 2004 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years to 59 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • primary care patients with DSM-IV alcohol abuse or dependence

Exclusion Criteria:

  • pregnancy
  • suicidality
  • alcohol treatment in prior 3 months
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00204854

United States, Wisconsin
University of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 53706
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Principal Investigator: Richard L Brown, MD, MPH University of Wisconsin, Madison
  More Information

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Responsible Party: Richard L. Brown, MD, MPH, University of Wisconsin Identifier: NCT00204854     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1999-514, 1R01AA12826
Study First Received: September 12, 2005
Last Updated: January 20, 2011
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Alcohol Drinking
Drinking Behavior processed this record on August 31, 2015