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Brief Intervention to Reduce Drinking and Intimate Partner Violence in Women

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 December 2012 by The University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00539812
First Posted: October 5, 2007
Last Update Posted: December 18, 2012
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Collaborators:
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
Butler Hospital
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to examine whether adding a brief alcohol treatment to standard violence intervention programs for women will result in reduced drinking, reduced partner violence perpetration, and reduced partner violence victimization. We hypothesize that, relative to standard care, women receiving the additional brief alcohol intervention will have better alcohol use and partner violence outcomes.

Condition Intervention Phase
Intimate Partner Violence Substance Use Behavioral: Standard Care Behavioral: Brief Alcohol Intervention combined with standard care Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Brief Intervention to Reduce Drinking and Intimate Partner Violence in Women

Further study details as provided by The University of Tennessee, Knoxville:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Substance use and intimate partner violence [ Time Frame: one year ]

Estimated Enrollment: 225
Study Start Date: May 2007
Estimated Study Completion Date: May 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date: May 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
1
Standard Care only (standard batterer intervention program)
Behavioral: Standard Care
Standard 40 hour state mandated batterer intervention program
2
Brief alcohol intervention combined with standard care
Behavioral: Brief Alcohol Intervention combined with standard care
Brief alcohol intervention combined with standard 40 hour state mandated batterer intervention program

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Hazardous drinking
  • Participation in a batterer intervention program
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00539812


Contacts
Contact: Gregory L Stuart, Ph.D. 865-974-3358 gstuart@utk.edu

Locations
United States, Rhode Island
Butler Hospital & University of Tennessee-Knoxville Recruiting
Providence, Rhode Island, United States, 02906
Principal Investigator: Gregory L Stuart, PhD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
Butler Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Gregory L Stuart, PhD University of Tennessee-Knoxville & Butler Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00539812     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NIAAA-STU_016315__0111-001
R01AA016315 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Submitted: September 24, 2007
First Posted: October 5, 2007
Last Update Posted: December 18, 2012
Last Verified: December 2012

Keywords provided by The University of Tennessee, Knoxville:
Intimate partner violence
alcohol use
substance use

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Ethanol
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Anti-Infective Agents
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs