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Couple-Based Treatment for Alcohol Use Disorders and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (CTAP)

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00946322
First Posted: July 27, 2009
Last Update Posted: February 8, 2016
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
VA Office of Research and Development
Results First Submitted: December 8, 2015  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment;   Masking: None (Open Label);   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Conditions: Alcohol-related Disorders
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
Intervention: Behavioral: Couple-Based Treatment for Alcohol Use Disorders and PTSD

  Participant Flow
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Recruitment Details
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Pre-Assignment Details
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1 couple was excluded due to discovery that they did not meet eligibility requirements

Reporting Groups
  Description
Arm 1: CTAP Couple-Based Treatment for Alcohol Use Disorders and PTSD: This intervention includes cognitive-behavioral strategies for helping couples to reduce alcohol use and PTSD, while improving relationship functioning.

Participant Flow for 2 periods

Period 1:   Pre-treatment
    Arm 1: CTAP
STARTED   12 
COMPLETED   11 
NOT COMPLETED   1 
participant failure to follow up                1 

Period 2:   Post-treatment
    Arm 1: CTAP
STARTED   11 
COMPLETED   9 
NOT COMPLETED   2 
participant failure to follow up                2 



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Population Description
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Arm 1: CTAP Couple-Based Treatment for Alcohol Use Disorders and PTSD: This intervention includes cognitive-behavioral strategies for helping couples to reduce alcohol use and PTSD, while improving relationship functioning.

Baseline Measures
   Arm 1: CTAP 
Overall Participants Analyzed 
[Units: Participants]
 12 
Age 
[Units: Years]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 42.22  (16.14) 
Gender 
[Units: Participants]
 
Female   0 
Male   12 
Race (NIH/OMB) 
[Units: Participants]
 
American Indian or Alaska Native   0 
Asian   0 
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander   0 
Black or African American   3 
White   9 
More than one race   0 
Unknown or Not Reported   0 
Region of Enrollment 
[Units: Participants]
 
United States   12 


  Outcome Measures
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1.  Primary:   Clinician-administered PTSD Scale (CAPS)   [ Time Frame: Pre- to post-treatment (~20 weeks) ]

2.  Primary:   Percentage Days of Heavy Drinking   [ Time Frame: Pre- to post-treatment (~20 weeks) ]

3.  Primary:   Patient-reported PTSD Checklist   [ Time Frame: Pre- to post-treatment (~20 weeks) ]

4.  Primary:   Partner-reported PTSD Checklist   [ Time Frame: Pre- to post-treatment (~20 weeks) ]

5.  Secondary:   Patient-reported Beck Depression Inventory - II (BDI-II)   [ Time Frame: Pre- to post-treatment ]

6.  Secondary:   Patient-reported Dyadic Adjustment Scale   [ Time Frame: Pre- to post-treatment (~20 weeks) ]

7.  Secondary:   Partner-reported Beck Depression Inventory - II   [ Time Frame: Pre- to post-treatment (~20 weeks) ]

8.  Secondary:   Partner-reported Dyadic Adjustment Scale   [ Time Frame: Pre- to post-treatment (~20 weeks) ]


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Limitations of the study, such as early termination leading to small numbers of participants analyzed and technical problems with measurement leading to unreliable or uninterpretable data
Study was an initial open-trial pilot study. A causal relationship cannot be determined between study interventions and outcomes due to lack of a comparison condition.


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Certain Agreements:  
All Principal Investigators ARE employed by the organization sponsoring the study.


Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Jeremiah A. Schumm, PhD, Associate Director
Organization: Trauma Recovery Center, Cincinnati VA Medical Center
phone: 859-572-6717
e-mail: Jeremiah.Schumm@va.gov



Responsible Party: VA Office of Research and Development
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00946322     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CDA-2-019-09S
First Submitted: July 23, 2009
First Posted: July 27, 2009
Results First Submitted: December 8, 2015
Results First Posted: January 13, 2016
Last Update Posted: February 8, 2016