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Alcohol Effects on Anxiety in Latinos

Waitlist Available
Led By Andres G Viana, Ph.D.
Research Sponsored by University of Houston
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
Specific guidelines that determine who can or cannot participate in a clinical trial
Must have
21-65 years of age
Be older than 18 years old
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Up 5 minutes before alcohol administration.
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Study Summary

This trial looks at how alcohol affects anxiety levels in Latino drinkers, and what cultural experiences play a role in these relationships.

Who is the study for?
This trial is for Latino adults aged 21-65 who are moderate or heavy drinkers, with an AUDIT score of at least 8. It's not for those who might be pregnant, on psychiatric or certain other meds, have a history of substance abuse treatment, current severe mental health issues, medical conditions worsened by alcohol like diabetes or liver disease, or high risk for drug problems.Check my eligibility
What is being tested?
The study looks at how alcohol affects anxiety levels in Latino drinkers and the role cultural experiences play. Participants will either receive alcohol to drink, no alcohol (abstain), or a placebo that doesn't contain any real alcohol. The effects on their anxiety after drinking will be compared.See study design
What are the potential side effects?
Since this trial involves the administration of alcohol to participants, potential side effects include typical reactions to alcohol such as dizziness, nausea, impaired coordination and judgment. Placebo should not cause any side effects.

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

You may be eligible if you check “Yes” for the criteria below
I am between 21 and 65 years old.


Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~5 minutes before alcohol administration, and 5 minutes after alcohol administration.
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and 5 minutes before alcohol administration, and 5 minutes after alcohol administration. for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Alcohol Urge Questionnaire (AUQ)
Amount of alcohol consumed in "standard drinks" (0.6 oz. ethanol equivalents, 12 oz. U.S. domestic beer, 5 oz. 12% alcohol table wine, 1.5 oz. 80-proof hard liquor)
State-Trait Anxiety Inventory, State Version (STAI-S)
Secondary outcome measures
Kulis, Marsiglia & Nieri's (2009) Substance Use Attitudes/Expectancies Scale

Trial Design

4Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Active Control
Group I: Moderate AlcoholExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
Group II: Low AlcoholExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
Group III: No AlcoholActive Control1 Intervention
Group IV: Placebo AlcoholActive Control1 Intervention

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Who is running the clinical trial?

University of HoustonLead Sponsor
147 Previous Clinical Trials
47,383 Total Patients Enrolled
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)NIH
800 Previous Clinical Trials
1,362,898 Total Patients Enrolled
Andres G Viana, Ph.D.Principal InvestigatorUniversity of Houston

Media Library

Alcohol (Other) Clinical Trial Eligibility Overview. Trial Name: NCT03807817 — N/A
Alcohol Consumption Research Study Groups: Low Alcohol, No Alcohol, Placebo Alcohol, Moderate Alcohol
Alcohol Consumption Clinical Trial 2023: Alcohol Highlights & Side Effects. Trial Name: NCT03807817 — N/A
Alcohol (Other) 2023 Treatment Timeline for Medical Study. Trial Name: NCT03807817 — N/A

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Is enrollment for this trial open to new participants?

"Affirmative. The data on clinicaltrials.gov indicates that this medical investigation is currently enrolling participants, with the initial post dating back to October 1st 2019 and recent edits being made as recently as November 10th 2021. Altogether, 150 individuals need to be recruited from a single site for the trial's completion."

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What is the limit to how many people can partake in this clinical examination?

"Affirmative. According to the information posted on clinicaltrials.gov, this medical trial is in search of patients as it was initially published on October 1st 2019 and recently updated on November 10th 2021. 150 subjects need to be recruited from one site for its completion."

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Does this experimental research accept elderly participants?

"According to the criteria for inclusion in this trial, participants must be between age 21 and 65. For those under 18 or over 64 years of age, there are 24 distinct clinical studies applicable as well as 169 available trials respectively."

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Who is the ideal participant for this research initiative?

"Prospective participants must have a history of alcohol consumption and be in the 21-65 age range to qualify for this clinical trial which strives to recruit roughly 150 patients."

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~18 spots leftby Apr 2025