Developing Violence Prevention Therapy for Substance Abusers

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 31, 2007
Last Update Posted : August 7, 2015
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Stephen Chermack, University of Michigan

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this project is to develop and pilot test a violence prevention intervention for men and women in treatment for substance use problems.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Substance Use Disorders Violence Behavioral: IVPT Phase 1 Phase 2

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 131 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Development of Violence Therapy for Substance Abusers
Study Start Date : June 2004
Actual Primary Completion Date : March 2008
Actual Study Completion Date : March 2008

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MedlinePlus related topics: Drug Abuse
U.S. FDA Resources

Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: IVPT
Intervention based on Motivational Interviewing and CBT
Behavioral: IVPT
Violence prevention intervention based on Motivational Interviewing and CBT

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Interpersonal Violence [ Time Frame: 3 and 6 month follow-up ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. alcohol and drug use [ Time Frame: 3 and 6 month follow-up ]

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Presence of substance use related problems
  • Interpersonal Violence history in the year before recruitment

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Primary opiate dependence
  • Presence of active psychotic disorder
  • < 18 years of age

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00551863

United States, Michigan
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 48105
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Michigan
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Principal Investigator: Stephen T Chermack, Ph.D. University of Michigan

Publications of Results:
Other Publications:

Responsible Party: Stephen Chermack, Principal Investigator, University of Michigan Identifier: NCT00551863     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: R01DA017295-01A1 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
R01DA017295 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Posted: October 31, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 7, 2015
Last Verified: August 2015

Keywords provided by Stephen Chermack, University of Michigan:
alcohol, drugs, aggression, substance use disorder treatment

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