The Men's Domestic Abuse Check-Up Engages Adult Men Concerned About Their Abusive Behavior and Alcohol or Drug Use (MDACU)
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01621334|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 18, 2012
Last Update Posted : June 18, 2012
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Domestic Violence Substance Abuse||Behavioral: Motivational Enhancement Therapy Behavioral: Educational information||Phase 1|
One hundred and forty adult men concerned about their substance use and behaviors toward intimate partners, recruited in Washington State, will be enrolled in the trial. Participants are recruited through print and radio ads. Following a baseline assessment, participants are then randomly assigned to receive one of two interventions:
- The experimental intervention is a two-session motivational enhancement treatment. A personalized feedback report, containing information from the participant's assessment as well as normative comparison data, is reviewed, with the counselor employing motivational interviewing strategies intended to impact study outcomes.
- The comparison condition involves an educational brochure focusing on the legal, health and behavioral effects of intimate partner violence, substance abuse, and HIV risky behaviors.
Following the two interventions, participants are reassessed at 1 week, 1 month, and 4 months following either intervention.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||140 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Stage 1B Study Motivating Substance Abusing Batterers to Seek Treatment.|
|Study Start Date :||September 2009|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||May 2012|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||May 2012|
Experimental: Motivational Enhancement Therapy
Motivational Enhancement Therapy
Behavioral: Motivational Enhancement Therapy
Two personal feedback sessions with counselor using motivational interviewing strategies.
Intimate Partner Violence, Substance Abuse, and HIV risky behaviors Education
Behavioral: Educational information
Educational brochure about legal, health and behavioral effects of intimate partner violence, substance abuse, and HIV risky behaviors
- treatment seeking [ Time Frame: 4 months ]
- self-report of intimate partner violence and substance use [ Time Frame: 4 months ]
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01621334
|United States, Washington|
|Innovative Programs Research Group, School of Social Work, University of Washington|
|Seattle, Washington, United States, 98105|
|Principal Investigator:||Lyungai F Mbilinyi, PhD||University of Washington School of Social Work|