Koru Mindfulness (KM) Training for Alcoholism

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NCAlcoholism+1 MoreKoru Mindfulness (KM) Training - Behavioral
18 - 19
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial found that a questionnaire measure of mindfulness moderates the relationship between alcohol misuse and attention to reward, which could inspire new strategies to prevent alcohol and substance use disorders.

Eligible Conditions
  • Alcoholism
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

2 Primary · 2 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 10 weeks

1 week
Expectancy of interventions
10 weeks
Fetal Distress
Participant retention
6 weeks
Compliance with independent training of skills

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Navigating College (NC) Training
1 of 2
Koru Mindfulness (KM) Training
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

18 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Koru Mindfulness (KM) Training · No Placebo Group · N/A

Koru Mindfulness (KM) Training
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Koru Mindfulness (KM) Training · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Navigating College (NC) Training
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Navigating College (NC) Training · Intervention Types: Behavioral

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 10 weeks

Who is running the clinical trial?

University of North Carolina, Chapel HillLead Sponsor
1,385 Previous Clinical Trials
3,941,262 Total Patients Enrolled
15 Trials studying Alcoholism
2,514 Patients Enrolled for Alcoholism
Charlotte Boettiger, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorUniversity of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18 - 19 · All Participants · 5 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You speak English as your first language or are very good at speaking English like a 7-year-old.
You have had more than 4 episodes of binge drinking in your lifetime. Binge drinking means having more than 4 drinks in 2 hours if you are a female, and more than 5 drinks in 2 hours if you are a male.
You are in good overall health.
You have completed high school and are currently in your first year of college.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does this research protocol permit persons under the age of sixty to participate?

"To be eligible for this particular clinical trial, applicants must fall within the bounds of 18 and 19 years old. In contrast, there are 44 trials specifically targeting patients younger than 18 as well as 751 studies directed at individuals above 65 years old." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Does my medical history qualify me to enroll in this experiment?

"For this research project, 18 adolescents aged between eighteen and nineteen with impaired cognition need to be recruited. Qualifications for potential participants include medical healthiness, native-English or fluency obtained before the age of seven, self-reported history of at least four episodes of binge drinking (four drinks in two hours for females; five drinks in two hours for males), high school graduation and first year college enrollment status." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Are there any available openings for this clinical research endeavor?

"According to the clinical trials database, this study is still accepting participants. It was first announced on October 10th 2022 and has since had its details modified as recently as 5th of October in the same year." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

To what extent is enrollment available for this medical trial?

"Indeed, the data posted on clinicaltrials.gov indicates that this medical trial is open to recruitment and actively seeking participants. Initially published on October 10th 2022, it was last updated five days ago with a target of 18 volunteers from one research site." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer
Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.