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Behavioral Intervention

Online Support Program for Alcoholism (LDART Trial)

Waitlist Available
Led By Marc N Potenza, MD, PhD
Research Sponsored by Yale University
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
Specific guidelines that determine who can or cannot participate in a clinical trial
Must have
Is fluent in English and has a 6th grade reading level or higher
18 years of age or older
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Up day 0, 28, and 56
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This trial tests if using a web-based program can help people who drink too much alcohol cut down or quit.

Who is the study for?
This trial is for English-speaking adults over 18 who've had a heavy drinking day in the past month and want to reduce or stop their alcohol use. They must have internet access via smartphone or computer, and score ≥8 on the AUDIT, indicating hazardous alcohol use.Check my eligibility
What is being tested?
The study is testing LDART, a web-based intervention designed to support individuals with hazardous alcohol use in their recovery efforts. It aims to assess if this online tool is practical, acceptable, and beneficial for those looking to cut down or quit drinking.See study design
What are the potential side effects?
Since LDART is a behavioral intervention rather than a medication, it may not have traditional side effects. However, participants might experience emotional discomfort while discussing their addiction issues during the program.

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

You may be eligible if you check “Yes” for the criteria below
I can fluently speak and understand English at a 6th grade level or higher.
I am 18 years old or older.


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

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Intervention acceptability (engagement with intervention)
Intervention acceptability (subjective experience)
Recruitment feasibility
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Secondary outcome measures
Change from Baseline in Hours Spent Engaging with Recovery Support Services
Change from Baseline in Percent Drinking Days
Change from Baseline in Percent Heavy Drinking Days
+2 more

Trial Design

1Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Group I: LDARTExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
Participants will be asked to log onto the LDART website each night for a month.

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Who is running the clinical trial?

Yale UniversityLead Sponsor
1,874 Previous Clinical Trials
2,953,526 Total Patients Enrolled
85 Trials studying Alcoholism
10,379 Patients Enrolled for Alcoholism
Society of Addiction PsychologyUNKNOWN
1 Previous Clinical Trials
1 Trials studying Alcoholism
Marc N Potenza, MD, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorYale University
4 Previous Clinical Trials
152 Total Patients Enrolled
2 Trials studying Alcoholism
74 Patients Enrolled for Alcoholism
~12 spots leftby Dec 2024