Effectiveness and Costs of Enhanced Cocaine Treatments

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00167258
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 14, 2005
Last Update Posted : December 15, 2009
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University of Pennsylvania

Brief Summary:
The study will evaluate the effectiveness, economic benefits, and costs of voucher reinforcement for cocaine and alcohol abstinence, additional counseling services, and their combination in a sample of cocaine dependent patients receiving outpatient treatment as usual in a community clinic.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Cocaine Dependence Behavioral: Voucher Reinforcement Behavioral: Extra Counseling Services Behavioral: Voucher Reinforcement + Extra Counseling Services Phase 2

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Study Completion Date : February 2007

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Enrollment in an intensive outpatient program (IOP) for no more than 1 month
  • Current DSM-IV diagnosis of cocaine dependence (month prior to IOP treatment)
  • 18-65 years of age
  • Ability to provide names of informants to help locate subject for follow-up

Exclusion Criteria:

  • IV heroin use in last year
  • Acute medical/psychiatric diagnosis that precludes outpatient treatment
  • Inpatient treatment for 6 weeks or more prior to IOP treatment
  • Incarceration for 6 months or more prior to IOP treatment

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00167258

United States, Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19104
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Pennsylvania
Principal Investigator: James R McKay, PhD University of Pennsylvania

Responsible Party: Dr. James McKay, University of Pennsylvania Identifier: NCT00167258     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 702110
First Posted: September 14, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 15, 2009
Last Verified: December 2009

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cocaine-Related Disorders
Substance-Related Disorders
Chemically-Induced Disorders
Mental Disorders