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Facilitating Adolescent Self-Change for Alcohol Problems

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01690026
First Posted: September 21, 2012
Last Update Posted: November 6, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Sandra Brown, University of California, San Diego
  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
Underage Drinking Behavioral: Motivation interviewing based brief intervention Behavioral: Standard Intervention

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Facilitating Adolescent Self-Change for Alcohol Problems

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

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Alcohol use and problems [ Time Frame: one year ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Cognitive mediators [ Time Frame: one year ]

Enrollment: 1209
Study Start Date: October 2012
Study Completion Date: June 30, 2017
Primary Completion Date: March 2017 (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

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Ages Eligible for Study:   14 Years to 19 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
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 (NCT number): NCT01690026


Locations
United States, Florida
Drug Free Youth in Town
Miami, Florida, United States, 33157-3459
United States, Minnesota
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 55454-1495
United States, Oregon
Reed College
Portland, Oregon, United States, 97202-8199
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
First Submitted: September 12, 2012
First Posted: September 21, 2012
Last Update Posted: November 6, 2017
Last Verified: November 2017

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Underage Drinking
Alcohol Drinking
Drinking Behavior