Treatment for Alcoholism

University Hospital, Indianapolis, IN
21 - 55
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial will test if a laboratory model of human seeking despite aversion can be used as an early marker for disease onset and help identify effective treatments.

Eligible Conditions
  • Alcoholism

Treatment Effectiveness

Phase-Based Effectiveness

1 of 3

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 0 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Within session

Within session
IV alcohol self-administration

Trial Safety

Phase-Based Safety

1 of 3

Awards & Highlights

No Placebo Group
All patients enrolled in this trial will receive the new treatment.

Trial Design

0 Treatment Group

100 Total Participants · 0 Treatment Group

Primary Treatment: Treatment · No Placebo Group · N/A

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: within session

Who is running the clinical trial?

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)NIH
745 Previous Clinical Trials
1,344,303 Total Patients Enrolled
391 Trials studying Alcoholism
980,411 Patients Enrolled for Alcoholism
Indiana UniversityLead Sponsor
912 Previous Clinical Trials
775,571 Total Patients Enrolled
6 Trials studying Alcoholism
528 Patients Enrolled for Alcoholism
Purdue UniversityOTHER
216 Previous Clinical Trials
67,738 Total Patients Enrolled
Martin H Plawecki, MD, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorPsychiatry, Indiana University School of Medicine
2 Previous Clinical Trials
172 Total Patients Enrolled
2 Trials studying Alcoholism
172 Patients Enrolled for Alcoholism
Melissa A Cyders, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorPsychology, Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis
1 Previous Clinical Trials
160 Total Patients Enrolled
1 Trials studying Alcoholism
160 Patients Enrolled for Alcoholism

Eligibility Criteria

Age 21 - 55 · All Participants · 3 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You have a history of drinking too much or too little alcohol over your lifetime.
Your body mass index (BMI) falls between 18.5 and 32.
You are comfortable with having an IV placed.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does this research include testing on individuals over 35 years old?

"This research is open to anyone over the age of 21 and younger than 55." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Are participants still being approved for this research project?

"That is correct. At the moment, the trial detailed on is looking for participants. The listing was first posted on April 1st, 2018 with the most recent update on March 28th, 2022. They are admitting a total of 100 patients at just 1 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.