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Tetris and Assessments for Alcohol Consumption

N/A
Waitlist Available
Research Sponsored by Medical University of South Carolina
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
Specific guidelines that determine who can or cannot participate in a clinical trial
Must have
Female, any race or ethnicity, age 21 to 65 years old.
Able to comprehend English.
Timeline
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Up participants will report depression symptoms at baseline, within one-week after the intervention, and one-month after the intervention..
Awards & highlights
No Placebo-Only Group

Study Summary

This study is evaluating whether playing Tetris can reduce alcohol cravings and alcohol use.

Eligible Conditions
  • Alcohol Consumption
  • Craving

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

You may be eligible if you check “Yes” for the criteria below

Timeline

Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~participants will report alcohol consumption at baseline, within one-week after the intervention, and one-month after the intervention..
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and participants will report alcohol consumption at baseline, within one-week after the intervention, and one-month after the intervention.. for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Changes in Alcohol Consumption Before and After Tetris Task
Changes in Alcohol Craving Before and After Cue Tetris Task
Changes in Alcohol Craving Before and After Tetris Task
+1 more
Secondary outcome measures
Acceptability Ratings
Changes in Alcohol Craving Before and After Task
Changes in Drinking Motives Before and After Task
+1 more
Other outcome measures
Alcohol Use Disorder Symptoms at Baseline
COVID-19 Related Stress at Baseline
Changes in Depression Symptoms
+4 more

Awards & Highlights

No Placebo-Only Group
All patients enrolled in this study will receive some form of active treatment.

Trial Design

2Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Active Control
Group I: Cognitive Interference TaskExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
Participants in this arm will complete random assessments of alcohol use and cravings on their phone, and be prompted to play Tetris on their phone after reporting cravings for alcohol.
Group II: Assessment OnlyActive Control1 Intervention
Participants in this arm will complete random assessments of alcohol use and cravings on their phone.
Treatment
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Tetris and Assessments
2021
N/A
~40

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Who is running the clinical trial?

Medical University of South CarolinaLead Sponsor
921 Previous Clinical Trials
7,366,606 Total Patients Enrolled
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)NIH
783 Previous Clinical Trials
1,355,449 Total Patients Enrolled

Frequently Asked Questions

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

What aims does this medical experiment seek to accomplish?

"The primary aim of this research is to assess changes in alcohol cravings before and after a Tetris task. Secondary goals encompass the feasibility, acceptability, and efficacy of the intervention which will be measured through prompts sent to participants at baseline, during treatment, one week post-treatment, and one month later."

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Does this investigation grant access to elderly individuals?

"This trial is seeking participants that are between 21 and 65 years old."

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Are there contemporary opportunities to participate in this experiment?

"Clinicaltrials.gov has confirmed that this clinical investigation, which was first published on June 25th 2021, is actively searching for study participants. The trial particulars were most recently updated November 29th 2022."

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What is the current tally of participants taking part in this experiment?

"Indeed, according to the information on clinicaltrials.gov this clinical trial is actively recruiting volunteers - it was initially posted on June 25th 2021 and recently updated on November 29th 2022. 40 participants are required from a single medical centre."

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Am I eligible to join this research endeavor?

"This experimental trial is recruiting 40 individuals, of any race or gender, between the ages 21 and 65 who have been consuming at least four alcoholic drinks in one day for the past fortnight. Additionally, they must be able to access the internet via a reliable electronic device."

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~11 spots leftby Feb 2025