Stress and Marijuana Cue-elicited Craving and Reactivity
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00613405|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 13, 2008
Results First Posted : May 4, 2012
Last Update Posted : April 30, 2013
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Cannabis Use Disorders||Other: Stress + cue exposure Other: No stress + cue exposure|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||87 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Stress and Marijuana Cue-elicited Craving and Reactivity|
|Study Start Date :||January 2008|
|Primary Completion Date :||May 2009|
|Study Completion Date :||May 2009|
Experimental: Stress + cue exposure
Individuals were exposed to the Trier Social Stress Test (TSST) as well as neutral cues and marijana cues.
Other: Stress + cue exposure
Trier Social Stress Task(TSST): subject is asked to give a talk and perform a math task in front of an audience, follwed by neutral and marijuana cue exposure.
Other Name: Stress stask, TSST
Experimental: No stress + cue exposure
Individuals were not exposed to a stress test, but were exposed to neutral cues and marijuana cues.
Other: No stress + cue exposure
Neutral and marijuana-associated cue exposure (scripted imagery, in vivo cues).
Other Name: marijuana cue exposure, neutral cue exposure
- Subjective Craving of Marijuana [ Time Frame: approx 2.5 hours (before, during and after exposure to stressor condition as well as exposure to neutral and marijuana-associated cues). ]Defined as the score on the Marijuana Craving Questionnaire (MCQ), range 7-84, higher scores indicate more craving
- Physiological Assessments: Serum Cortisol, ACTH, BP, HR, and GSR [ Time Frame: ~ 2.5 hours (before, during and after exposure to stressor condition as well as exposure to neutral and marijuana-associated cues). ]
- Feelings of Stress/Anxiety as Measured by the State-Trait Inventory (STAI) [ Time Frame: ~2 hours ]
- Current Mood as Assessed by the Mood Form [ Time Frame: ~2 hours ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00613405
|United States, South Carolina|
|Medical University of South Carolina|
|Charleston, South Carolina, United States, 29425|
|Principal Investigator:||Aimee L McRae, PharmD, BCPP||Medical University of South Carolina|