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Alcohol Dependence Clinical Trials

A listing of Alcohol Dependence medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.


Found (13) clinical trials

A clinical trial sponsored by University of California, Los Angeles for a research study for the treatment of Alcohol Use Disorder, Tobacco abuse

This study is a double-blind, randomized clinical trial using a two group medication design consisting of the combination of VAR (1 mg twice daily) + NTX (50 mg once daily) and VAR (1 mg twice daily) + PLA (matched to NTX), for smoking cessation in a sample of heavy drinking ...


Does Treatment With GLP-1 Reduce Alcohol Intake in Patients With Alcohol Dependence?

Number of patients and target population: 114 patients with a diagnosis of alcohol dependence and 25 healthy participants (described later). The patients included in the trial will be treated for 26 weeks with once-weekly subcutaneous injection of Bydureon (exenatide) 2 mg or placebo. The medication will be provided as a ...


Master Mind Program Evaluation Study

The purpose of this study is to conduct a randomized controlled trial to evaluate the efficacy of the Master Mind program, a mindfulness education substance abuse prevention program. The program has the goal of enhancing coping strategies and decision-making skills and preventing substance abuse in late elementary school students.

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A clinical trial seeking patients for a research study of Entolimod

This is a single-blind (participants are blinded), pilot study with no therapeutic or diagnostic intent and limited drug exposure. The study will be conducted at Baylor College of Medicine in normal, healthy, and non-drug using male volunteers who have not received the Td vaccination in the past 5 years. The ...

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Distress Tolerance Treatment for Substance Users

Despite recent advances in substance abuse interventions, a large percentage of clients entering residential treatment for substance use will drop out of treatment prematurely, and of the remaining, many will relapse soon after treatment completion. Previous research indicates that an individual's ability to withstand psychological distress is a key factor ...


Patients are needed to participate in a clinical research study to evaluate Drug abuse

Objective: Drugs of abuse have cognitive and affective effects that may contribute to the inception and maintenance of their use. In order to measure these effects, psychological tests suitable for use both in and outside the fMRI scanner need to be developed and validated. Thus, the objective of this protocol ...

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Brain Inflammation and Function in Alcoholism

The abuse of high doses of alcohol is associated with cognitive impairment that in extreme cases can result in dementia. However, the mechanisms underlying the neurotoxic effects of alcohol to the human brain are poorly understood. Here we test the hypothesis that alcohol-induced neuroinflammation contributes to its neurotoxic effects in ...

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Characterization Imaging Instruments in Alcoholics and Non-Alcoholics

Objective: The purpose of this protocol is to obtain a standard set of assessments, including brain behavioral, structural, functional, and connectivity (structural and functional) information, on all NIAAA research participants, referred to hereinafter as Characterization Imaging Instruments (CII); a) to determine how individual differences in brain structure and evoked responses ...

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HIV & Drug Abuse Prevention for South African Men

South Africa has the highest number of HIV-infected persons of any nation, including 2.4 million men, and from 2002-2011 young men have had a 3% incidence HIV rate that has remained stable. New infections occur later in men than in women, making men in their 20s a target for intervention. ...


Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) as a Treatment of Substance Use Disorders

Substance use disorders (SUD) have been prominently described on a neuronal level as a chronic and relapsing brain disorder, which is associated with changes in emotion, motivation and cognition. Furthermore on a behavioral level, SUD have been found to be linked to an increased amount of attachment and personality pathology. ...

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