A Behavioral Trial for the Treatment of Methamphetamine Dependence. - 1
Information source: National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Information obtained from ClinicalTrials.gov on June 20, 2008
Link to the current ClinicalTrials.gov record.
Condition(s) targeted: Substance-Related Disorders
Intervention: Behavior Therapy (Behavioral)
Phase: Phase 2
Status: Active, not recruiting
Sponsored by: National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Official(s) and/or principal investigator(s):
Richard Rawson, Ph.D., Principal Investigator, Affiliation: National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
The purpose of this study is to examine behavioral treatment for methamphetamine dependence.
Official title: Behavioral Trial for the Treatment of Methamphetamine Dependence
Study design: Treatment
New Use algorithm
To characterize meth. withdrawal symptoms using a multidimensional withdrawal questionnaire;
to field test and investigate the effect of using an algorithm developed for discriminating
between new use and residual carry-over of meth metabolites in urine and to evaluate the
treatment response of meth. users to participation in the thrice weekly psychosocial protocol
to be used as a "platform" in future pharmacotherapy trials.
Minimum age: 18 Years.
Maximum age: N/A.
Male or Female at least 18 yrs of age; DSM-4 diagnosis of methamphetamine (METH)
dependence; be willing to comply with study procedures; verbalize understanding of consent
and provide written consent and willingness to complete study procedures; be seeking
treatment for METH dependence.
Additional criteria available during screening at the site.
Locations and Contacts
Matrix Institute on Addictions, Costa Mesa, California 92627, United States
South Bay Treatment Center, Chula Vista, California 91911, United States
John A. Burns School of Medicine, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, United States
Powell Chemical Dependency Center, Des Moines, Iowa 50316, United States
Comprehensive Mental Health Services, Inc, Independence, Missouri 64052, United States
Starting date: July 2001
Ending date: June 2002
Last updated: February 8, 2007