Treatment for Alcohol Use Disorders (AUD)

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
2
Effectiveness
3
Safety
University of Michigan Addiction Research Center, Ann Arbor, MI
Alcohol Use Disorders (AUD)+1 More
Eligibility
Any Age
All Sexes
Eligible conditions
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Study Summary

This study is evaluating whether a computerized approach/avoidance retraining program can improve treatment outcomes for people with substance use disorders.

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Eligible Conditions

  • Alcohol Use Disorders (AUD)

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Estimate

2 of 3
This is better than 85% of similar trials

Study Objectives

This trial is evaluating whether Treatment will improve 1 primary outcome in patients with Alcohol Use Disorders (AUD). Measurement will happen over the course of baseline, 6 weeks and 6 months after the start of treatment.

Month 6
Change in Youth Outcome Questionnaire-Self-report scores

Trial Safety

Safety Estimate

3 of 3
This is better than 85% of similar trials

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Bias retraining
1 of 2
sham retraining
1 of 2
Active Control
Non-Treatment Group

This trial requires 25 total participants across 2 different treatment groups

This trial involves 2 different treatments. Treatment is the primary treatment being studied. Participants will all receive the same treatment. Some patients will receive a placebo treatment. The treatments being tested are in Phase 3 and have had some early promising results.

sham retraining
Behavioral
Participants in this condition will participate in a computerized task wherein the size of pictures of drug and non-drug related stimuli are increased or decreased based on the tilt (left or right) of the pictures, but without regard to the content (i.e., drug or non-drug).
Bias retraining
Behavioral
Participants in this condition will participate in 6 sessions of a computerized bias retraining.

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Approximate Timeline
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: baseline, 6 weeks and 6 months after the start of treatment
This trial has the following approximate timeline: 3 weeks for initial screening, variable treatment timelines, and roughly baseline, 6 weeks and 6 months after the start of treatment for reporting.

Who is running the study

Principal Investigator
B. H.
Prof. Brian Hicks, Research Assistant Professor
University of Michigan

Closest Location

University of Michigan Addiction Research Center - Ann Arbor, MI

Eligibility Criteria

This trial is for patients born any sex of any age. You must have received 1 prior treatment for Alcohol Use Disorders (AUD) or the other condition listed above. There is one eligibility criterion to participate in this trial as listed below.

Mark “yes” if the following statements are true for you:
Patient in treatment for substance use disorders. Alcohol use problems. -

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Are there any geographic restrictions to consider when applying for this trial?

Patients from any state can participate in this trial, so long as they are able to attend all treatment sessions.

Will my insurance cover participating in this trial?

In order to understand how insurance coverage works for this trial, you will need to contact the study coordinator.

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