Facilitating Adolescent Self-Change for Alcohol Problems

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified May 2015 by University of California, San Diego
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Sandra Brown, University of California, San Diego
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01690026
First received: September 12, 2012
Last updated: May 27, 2015
Last verified: May 2015
  Purpose
This present multi-site investigation compares a voluntary brief intervention for adolescent alcohol problems to an educational comparison condition. Measures are taken at intake and at 4 and 12 weeks post intake to determine effectiveness of the intervention to promote personal change efforts and arrest progression of alcohol problems. This study tests cognitive mechanisms of change and treatment characteristics and processes associated with youth self-regulation to reduce or stop hazardous drinking.

Condition Intervention Phase
Test the BI for Adolescents With Drinking Experience in 3 Cities at 6 Schools.
Behavioral: Motivation interviewing based brief intervention
Behavioral: Standard Intervention
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment

Further study details as provided by University of California, San Diego:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Alcohol use and problems [ Time Frame: one year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Cognitive mediators [ Time Frame: one year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 9400
Study Start Date: October 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date: September 2017
Estimated Primary Completion Date: September 2016 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Brief intervention
Motivational intervention based brief intervention
Behavioral: Motivation interviewing based brief intervention
Standard intervention
Standard intervention condition
Behavioral: Standard Intervention

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   14 Years to 19 Years   (Child, Adult)
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All 9th-12th graders at six schools from 3 sites across the country are eligible to participate, regardless of alcohol experience

Exclusion Criteria:

  • exclusion prior to 9th grade and after 12th grade
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01690026

Contacts
Contact: Sandra A Brown, Ph.D. 858-534-3526 sandrabrown@ucsd.edu
Contact: Mark G Myers, Ph.D. 858-642-3436 mgmyers@ucsd.edu

Locations
United States, Florida
Drug Free Youth in Town Recruiting
Miami, Florida, United States, 33157-3459
Contact: Eric F Wagner, Ph.D.    305-348-5612    Eric.Wagner@fiu.edu   
United States, Minnesota
University of Minnesota Recruiting
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 55454-1495
Contact: Ken C Winters, Ph.D.    612-273-9815    winte001@umn.edu   
United States, Oregon
Reed College Recruiting
Portland, Oregon, United States, 97202-8199
Contact: Kristen G Anderson, Ph.D.    503-517-7410    andersok@reed.edu   
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of California, San Diego
  More Information

Responsible Party: Sandra Brown, Vice-Chancellor of Research, University of California, San Diego
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01690026     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Project Options 
Study First Received: September 12, 2012
Last Updated: May 27, 2015
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on July 21, 2016