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Brief Interventions for Drop-out Re-engagement

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00350571
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 11, 2006
Last Update Posted : September 17, 2014
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Yale University

Brief Summary:
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 or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Substance Abuse Behavioral: brief (behavioral therapy) Behavioral: Drop out re-engagement motivational intervention Behavioral: standard care follow up Phase 1

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.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 299 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Official Title: Adaptive Brief Interventions for Drop-out Re-engagement
Study Start Date : November 2004
Actual Primary Completion Date : November 2009
Actual Study Completion Date : November 2009

Arm Intervention/treatment
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



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. retention into outpatient treatment [ Time Frame: 4, 8, 12, 24 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. substance abuse [ Time Frame: 4, 8,12,and 24 weeks ]
  2. psychiatric symptoms [ Time Frame: 4, 8, 12, and 24 weeks ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
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 (NCT number): NCT00350571


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

Responsible Party: Yale University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00350571     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 101010101
5P50DA009241-120012
5P50DA009241 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Posted: July 11, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 17, 2014
Last Verified: September 2014

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

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Substance-Related Disorders
Chemically-Induced Disorders
Mental Disorders