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Reinforcement-Based Treatment and Abstinence-Contingent Housing for Drug Abusers (CASA)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00685620
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 28, 2008
Last Update Posted : January 11, 2017
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

Brief Summary:
Purpose of the project is to examine the effectiveness of Reinforcement-Based Treatment (RBT) on drug abuse and psychosocial outcomes of iner city opiate abusers who have recently completed a brief detoxification.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Drug Abuse Behavioral: Reinforcement Based Treatment Phase 4

Detailed Description:
Participants are randomized into one of 3-groups: 1) those receiving intensive behavioral therapy plus abstinence-contingent housing, 2) those receiving recovery housing alone, and 3) those receiving standard care (referrals to community providers). For the two groups receiving recovery housing, rent payment is provided for a period of 3 months, as long as the participant remains drug-free.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 463 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Reinforcement-Based Treatment and Abstinence-Contingent Housing for Drug Abusers
Study Start Date : August 2002
Actual Primary Completion Date : February 2007
Actual Study Completion Date : February 2007

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

Arm Intervention/treatment
No Intervention: Group 1
Standard care following detoxification
Active Comparator: Group 2
Recovery housing following detoxification
Behavioral: Reinforcement Based Treatment
3 group random assignment to receive standard care, recovery housing alone, or recovery housing plus behavioral treatment
Experimental: Group 3
Recovery housing plus counseling
Behavioral: Reinforcement Based Treatment
3 group random assignment to receive standard care, recovery housing alone, or recovery housing plus behavioral treatment



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Drug abstinence at follow-up [ Time Frame: 1, 3 and 6 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Rates of employment [ Time Frame: 1, 3, and 6 months ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • opiate dependent agree to live in recovery housing

Exclusion Criteria:

  • acute psychiatric disorder pregnant over 65

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00685620


Locations
United States, Maryland
Johns Hopkins Bayview
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21224
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Maxine Stitzer, Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Maxine Stitzer, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00685620     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BPR010213-01
First Posted: May 28, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 11, 2017
Last Verified: May 2008

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