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Mindfulness and Acceptance Group Therapy for Substance Use

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified December 2012 by The University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Identifier:
First received: December 13, 2012
Last updated: NA
Last verified: December 2012
History: No changes posted
Randomized clinical trial comparing standard residential substance abuse treatment to standard residential treatment plus Mindfulness and Acceptance Group Therapy for substance use.

Condition Intervention Phase
Substance Use Disorder
Behavioral: Mindfulness + Residential Treatment
Behavioral: Residential treatment alone
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Mindfulness and Acceptance Group Therapy for Substance Use

Further study details as provided by The University of Tennessee, Knoxville:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Substance use after discharge from treatment [ Time Frame: 6 months ]

Estimated Enrollment: 150
Study Start Date: August 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Mindfulness + residential treatment
Mindfulness and Acceptance Group Therapy + residential treatment
Behavioral: Mindfulness + Residential Treatment
Active Comparator: Residential Treatment
Residential treatment alone
Behavioral: Residential treatment alone


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • participating in inpatient substance use treatment at treatment facility

Exclusion Criteria:

  • psychosis and mental impairment
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01751542

United States, Tennessee
University of Tenneessee & Cornerstone of Recovery Recruiting
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States, 37996
Contact: Gregory Stuart, PhD    865-974-3358      
Principal Investigator: Gregory L Stuart, PhD         
Principal Investigator: Ryan Shorey, MA         
Sponsors and Collaborators
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  More Information

Responsible Party: The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Identifier: NCT01751542     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 8888-B
Study First Received: December 13, 2012
Last Updated: December 13, 2012

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Substance-Related Disorders
Chemically-Induced Disorders
Mental Disorders processed this record on April 28, 2017