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Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Pain and Opioid Dependence in Methadone Maintenance Treatment

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Declan Barry, Yale University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01334580
First received: April 11, 2011
Last updated: June 28, 2016
Last verified: June 2016
  Purpose
This study involves the comparison of two treatment approaches for patients with chronic pain who are entering methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) for opioid addiction: (a) an integrated counseling that addresses both chronic pain and opioid dependence(POD)and (b) a counseling intervention that addresses opioid dependence only.

Condition Intervention Phase
Chronic Pain Opiate Dependence Behavioral: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Pain and Opioid Dependence Behavioral: Methadone Drug Counseling Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Comparison of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Methadone Drug Counseling for Methadone-Maintained Patients With Co-occurring Chronic Pain and Opioid Dependence

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by Declan Barry, Yale University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Pain reduction [ Time Frame: 16 weeks ]
  • Reduce illicit opioid use [ Time Frame: 16 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Finalization of treatment manuals [ Time Frame: 16 weeks ]
  • Development and modification of therapy training and process rating measures [ Time Frame: 16 weeks ]

Enrollment: 40
Study Start Date: April 2011
Study Completion Date: September 2014
Primary Completion Date: September 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Methadone Drug Counseling
Methadone Drug Counseling is provided by skilled drug counselors over a 12 week period and focuses on cessation of illicit drugs
Behavioral: Methadone Drug Counseling
Methadone Drug Counseling (MDC)is provided by skilled drug counselors over a 12-week period. The primary goal of MDC is cessation of illicit drugs.
Experimental: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Pain and Opioid Dependence
CBT is provided by skilled psychologists in weekly sessions for 12 weeks and focuses on reducing illicit drug use and increasing pain management.
Behavioral: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Pain and Opioid Dependence
CBT is provided by skilled psychologists in weekly sessions for 12 weeks and focuses on reducing illicit drug use and increasing pain management.

  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • prescription opioid or heroin addiction
  • moderate to severe chronic pain
  • enrolled in methadone maintenance at the APT Foundation for opioid addiction
  • understand English

Exclusion Criteria:

  • current suicide or homicide risk
  • life-threatening or unstable medical problem
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01334580

Locations
United States, Connecticut
Methadone Research Unit
New Haven, Connecticut, United States, 06519
Sponsors and Collaborators
Yale University
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Declan Barry, PhD Yale University
  More Information

Responsible Party: Declan Barry, Principal Investigator, Yale University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01334580     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: K23DA024050-03 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
Study First Received: April 11, 2011
Last Updated: June 28, 2016

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Chronic Pain
Opioid-Related Disorders
Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms
Substance-Related Disorders
Chemically-Induced Disorders
Mental Disorders
Analgesics, Opioid
Methadone
Narcotics
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Analgesics
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Antitussive Agents
Respiratory System Agents

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on September 25, 2017