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Behavioral Health Care for Mental Health Disorders and HIV/AIDS (EASE Trial)

Led By Susan Reif, PhD, MSW
Research Sponsored by Duke University
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
Specific guidelines that determine who can or cannot participate in a clinical trial
Must have
Be older than 18 years old
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Up baseline to 6 month follow-up survey
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EASE Trial Summary

This trial will study the impact of tailored behavioral health treatment on the health outcomes of LGBTQ+ and/or HIV-positive individuals. Participants will get treatment and complete surveys to measure changes.

Who is the study for?
This trial is for adults over 18 living with HIV or identifying as LGBTQ+ who have used alcohol or substances in the last 90 days and reside in Mecklenburg County or nearby. It's not suitable for those unable to consent due to mental or physical limitations.Check my eligibility
What is being tested?
The study tests a comprehensive behavioral health care program tailored for LGBTQ+ individuals and/or those living with HIV. It aims to improve mental health, substance use outcomes, and social support through personalized treatment over six months.See study design
What are the potential side effects?
Since this is a behavioral health intervention involving counseling and education rather than medication, typical medical side effects are not expected. However, participants may experience emotional discomfort during therapy.

EASE Trial Timeline

Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~baseline to 6 month follow-up survey
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and baseline to 6 month follow-up survey for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Change in alcohol use as measured by alcohol use frequency questions
Change in anxiety symptoms measured by the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) (Anxiety subsection)
Change in depression symptoms measured by the PHQ-9
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Secondary outcome measures
Change in HIV-related stigma as measured by the HIV stigma scale

EASE Trial Design

1Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Group I: Intervention ArmExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
There is one arm of the study and this involves participating in holistic behavioral health treatment for people living with HIV and the LGBTQ+ community for a 6 month period. Specific services include individual and group therapy, case management, peer support, and behavioral health education and awareness

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Who is running the clinical trial?

Duke UniversityLead Sponsor
2,378 Previous Clinical Trials
3,426,859 Total Patients Enrolled
1 Trials studying Substance Abuse
13 Patients Enrolled for Substance Abuse
Susan Reif, PhD, MSWPrincipal InvestigatorDuke University

Media Library

Comprehensive outpatient behavioral health care Clinical Trial Eligibility Overview. Trial Name: NCT05700474 — N/A
Substance Abuse Research Study Groups: Intervention Arm
Substance Abuse Clinical Trial 2023: Comprehensive outpatient behavioral health care Highlights & Side Effects. Trial Name: NCT05700474 — N/A
Comprehensive outpatient behavioral health care 2023 Treatment Timeline for Medical Study. Trial Name: NCT05700474 — N/A

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Are new participants being sought for this research?

"Per the clinicaltrials.gov listing, this research program is actively searching for participants. The medical trial was initially published on February 13th of 2023 and underwent its most recent revision that same day."

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How many participants are being recruited to take part in this experiment?

"Affirmative, information available from clinicaltrials.gov implies that the trial is still accepting participants. Initially posted on February 13th 2023 and most recently revised on the same date, this experiment seeks 200 candidates to be recruited at 1 medical centre."

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~133 spots leftby Jul 2027