Attention Control Text Messaging for Aggression

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
1
Effectiveness
1
Safety
Aggression+3 MoreAttention Control Text Messaging - Behavioral
Eligibility
18+
All Sexes
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Study Summary

This trial will study the effects of stress from the COVID-19 pandemic on heavy drinking and intimate partner violence in sexual and gender minority couples, and test a text messaging intervention to help mitigate these effects.

Eligible Conditions
  • Aggression
  • Domestic Violence
  • Alcohol Consumption
  • Stress

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

8 Primary · 8 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Burst 2, Daily for 14 days

Day 14
COVID-19 Stress (Burst 1)
Drinking Episodes (Burst 1)
Intimate Partner Violence Events (Burst 1)
Sexual or Gender Minority Stress (Burst 1)
Day 14
COVID-19 Stress (Burst 2)
Drinking Episodes (Burst 2)
Intimate Partner Violence Events (Burst 2)
Sexual or Gender Minority Stress (Burst 2)
Day 14
COVID-19 Stress (Burst 3)
Drinking Episodes (Burst 3)
Intimate Partner Violence Events (Burst 3)
Sexual or Gender Minority Stress (Burst 3)
Day 14
COVID-19 Stress (Burst 4)
Drinking Episodes (Burst 4)
Intimate Partner Violence Events (Burst 4)
Sexual or Gender Minority Stress (Burst 4)

Trial Safety

Trial Design

8 Treatment Groups

No Intervention, No Intervention (AA)
1 of 8
Attention-Control Texts, No Intervention (BA)
1 of 8
No Intervention, Attention-Control Texts (AB)
1 of 8
Attention-Control Texts, Attention-Control Texts (BB)
1 of 8
CBT Texts, No Intervention (CA)
1 of 8
No Intervention, CBT Texts (AC)
1 of 8
Attention-Control Texts, CBT Texts (BC)
1 of 8
CBT Texts, Attention-Control Texts (CB)
1 of 8

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

480 Total Participants · 8 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Attention Control Text Messaging · No Placebo Group · N/A

CBT Texts, No Intervention (CA)
Behavioral
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: CBT Text Messaging · Intervention Types: Behavioral
No Intervention, CBT Texts (AC)
Behavioral
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: CBT Text Messaging · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Attention-Control Texts, CBT Texts (BC)Experimental Group · 2 Interventions: Attention Control Text Messaging, CBT Text Messaging · Intervention Types: Behavioral, Behavioral
CBT Texts, Attention-Control Texts (CB)Experimental Group · 2 Interventions: Attention Control Text Messaging, CBT Text Messaging · Intervention Types: Behavioral, Behavioral
No Intervention, No Intervention (AA)NoIntervention Group · 1 Intervention: No Intervention, No Intervention (AA) · Intervention Types:
Attention-Control Texts, No Intervention (BA)
Behavioral
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Attention Control Text Messaging · Intervention Types: Behavioral
No Intervention, Attention-Control Texts (AB)
Behavioral
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Attention Control Text Messaging · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Attention-Control Texts, Attention-Control Texts (BB)
Behavioral
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Attention Control Text Messaging · Intervention Types: Behavioral

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: burst 2, daily for 14 days

Who is running the clinical trial?

University at BuffaloOTHER
123 Previous Clinical Trials
93,134 Total Patients Enrolled
Georgia State UniversityLead Sponsor
49 Previous Clinical Trials
22,121 Total Patients Enrolled
2 Trials studying Aggression
820 Patients Enrolled for Aggression
Dominic J Parrott, Ph.D.Principal InvestigatorGeorgia State University

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 4 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
Both partners must identify as cisgender and LGBTQIA+ or at least one partner must identify as LGBTQIA+ (i.e.
was associated with a more than twofold increased odds of having ever attempted suicide
You must be 21 years or older to purchase this product
You are in an intimate relationship with someone who is aged 18 years or older.