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Experimental Group for Alcoholism (SEAS Trial)

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Research Sponsored by SRI International
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
Specific guidelines that determine who can or cannot participate in a clinical trial
Must have
At least 8 years of education;
Male, female;
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Up through study completion, an average of 1 year
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SEAS Trial Summary

This trial is studying how well two sleep conditions impact emotion reactivity in people with alcohol use disorder the morning after.

Eligible Conditions
  • Alcoholism

SEAS Trial Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

You may be eligible if you check “Yes” for the criteria below
You have completed at least 8 years of schooling.
Both males and females can participate.
You have been drinking alcohol heavily for at least five years and have an alcohol use disorder. Alternatively, you don't have any mental health conditions.
You should have abstained from drugs or alcohol for at least 6 months, up to 36 months, as studies have shown that REM sleep disorder is present in people who have recently stopped using drugs or alcohol.

SEAS Trial Timeline

Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~through study completion, an average of 1 year
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and through study completion, an average of 1 year for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Measures of functional connectivity among emotional networks in AUD
Measures of neural emotional reactivity among emotional networks in AUD

SEAS Trial Design

2Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Active Control
Group I: Experimental GroupExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
Group II: Control groupActive Control1 Intervention

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Who is running the clinical trial?

SRI InternationalLead Sponsor
16 Previous Clinical Trials
9,590 Total Patients Enrolled
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)NIH
799 Previous Clinical Trials
1,362,411 Total Patients Enrolled
422 Trials studying Alcoholism
985,108 Patients Enrolled for Alcoholism

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.

Is the study open to participants aged 20 or above?

"As indicated by the eligibility criteria, only patients aged 25 to 65 are able to participate in this clinical trial. This contrasts with 34 trials for individuals below 18 and 249 studies open for adults older than 65 years old."

Answered by AI

To whom does this clinical experiment offer enrollment?

"This research programme is looking to enrol a cohort of 100 individuals between the ages of 25 and 65 who have an alcohol drinking history. The prerequisites for candidacy encompass completing at least 8 years' worth of education, specifying as either male or female; meeting DSM 5 requirements pointing towards an Alcohol Use Disorder with a minimum duration of five years (AUD group) or not displaying any psychiatric disorder symptoms (Control group); and being abstinent from alcohol consumption anywhere between 6 months and 36 months due to findings that REM sleep surfeit is apparent within this window."

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Is this research presently accepting participants?

"Per information on clinicaltrials.gov, this trial is currently in the process of seeking participants. It was originally posted on June 9th 2021 and its most recent update was recorded July 16th 2021."

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How extensive is the participation of this research project?

"Affirmative. Data available on clinicaltrials.gov attests to the active recruitment of this medical study, which was initially published on June 9th 2021 and last updated on July 16th 2021. A total of 100 participants are sought after at a single site for enrolment into the trial."

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Who else is applying?

What state do they live in?
What site did they apply to?
SRI International
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Met criteria
How many prior treatments have patients received?

Why did patients apply to this trial?

To help myself and others with this in our lives.
PatientReceived 2+ prior treatments
~26 spots leftby Apr 2025