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Alcohol Use and Relationships - III

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01753986
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : December 20, 2012
Last Update Posted : December 20, 2012
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Brief Summary:
The investigators hypothesize that individuals receiving the brief substance use intervention will have better substance use and intimate partner violence outcomes than individuals receiving the general health improvement intervention. All participants receive standard batterer intervention.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Intimate Partner Violence Substance Use Behavioral: Brief Alcohol Intervention plus Standard Batterer Intervention Behavioral: General Health Improvement Intervention plus Standard Batterer Intervention Phase 2

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 500 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Impact of Brief Substance Use Intervention on Substance Use and Intimate Partner Violence
Study Start Date : December 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 2018
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2019

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Brief Alcohol Intervention plus Standard Batterer intervention
Brief Alcohol Intervention plus 40 hours of Standard Batterer intervention
Behavioral: Brief Alcohol Intervention plus Standard Batterer Intervention
Brief Alcohol Intervention plus 40 hours or Standard Batterer Intervention
Placebo Comparator: General Health Improvement plus Standard batterer intervention
General Health Improvement Intervention plus 40 hours of Standard Batterer intervention
Behavioral: General Health Improvement Intervention plus Standard Batterer Intervention
General Health Improvement Intervention plus 40 hours of Standard Batterer Intervention



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. lower levels of intimate partner violence [ Time Frame: one year ]
    lower levels of any violence and severe intimate partner violence (psychological, physical, sexual, injuries)


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. lower levels of substance use (alcohol and drug) [ Time Frame: one year ]

Other Outcome Measures:
  1. fewer arrests for violence recidivism [ Time Frame: one year ]


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Participation in Batterer Intervention Program in RI
  • Hazardous Drinking

Exclusion Criteria:

  • drinks too much

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01753986


Locations
United States, Rhode Island
Butler Hospital Recruiting
Providence, Rhode Island, United States, 02906
Contact: Gregory Stuart, PhD       gstuart@utk.edu   
Sub-Investigator: Yael Schonbrun, PhD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Responsible Party: The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01753986     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1210-005
First Posted: December 20, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 20, 2012
Last Verified: December 2012

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Ethanol
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Anti-Infective Agents
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs