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Behavioral Intervention

PartnerCHESS for Addiction

N/A
Waitlist Available
Led By David H Gustafson, PhD
Research Sponsored by University of Wisconsin, Madison
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
Specific guidelines that determine who can or cannot participate in a clinical trial
Must have
Be older than 18 years old
Timeline
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Up baseline, 2, 4, 6 months
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Summary

This trial will test a new smartphone-based system for AUD patients and their partners that includes features from existing programs and a clinician report to help patients in recovery.

Eligible Conditions
  • Addiction
  • Alcoholism
  • Couples

Timeline

Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~baseline, 2, 4, 6 months
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and baseline, 2, 4, 6 months for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Number of Participants With no Heavy Drinking
Percentage of Days With Any Drinking
Percentage of Days With Heavy Drinking
Secondary outcome measures
Commitment to Sobriety
Peer Support
Perceptions of Family Environment - Cohesion
+3 more
Other outcome measures
Change in Relationship Violence
Change in number of Days Patient Used Other Drugs for Patient and Partner.
Change in number of other Health Service Interventions for Patient and Partner

Trial Design

4Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Active Control
Group I: PartnerCHESS PartnerExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
Patient's partner randomized to the PartnerCHESS group will receive all A-CHESS services listed above, plus learning modules and resources from Alcohol-based Couple Therapy.
Group II: PartnerCHESS DrinkerExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
Patients randomized to the PartnerCHESS group will receive all A-CHESS services listed above, plus learning modules and resources from Alcohol-based Couple Therapy.
Group III: A-CHESS DrinkerActive Control1 Intervention
Patients randomized to the A-CHESS group will receive the A-CHESS app on a smartphone.
Group IV: A-CHESS PartnerActive Control1 Intervention
Patient's partner randomized to the A-CHESS group will receive the A-CHESS app on a smartphone.
Treatment
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
PartnerCHESS
2020
N/A
~70

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Who is running the clinical trial?

University of Wisconsin, MadisonLead Sponsor
1,198 Previous Clinical Trials
3,162,196 Total Patients Enrolled
University of Massachusetts, WorcesterOTHER
350 Previous Clinical Trials
989,762 Total Patients Enrolled
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)NIH
815 Previous Clinical Trials
1,159,803 Total Patients Enrolled
~15 spots leftby Jul 2025