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Intervention for Precursors of Premature Treatment Termination

Abstract:
Objective: A randomized, controlled trial is being conducted that compares two interventions to increase therapeutic alliance (and forestall premature treatment termination) via increased attendance in substance abuse treatment sessions.

Subjects: Persons with TBI and substance abuse problems who are clients of a substance abuse treatment program designed specifically for this population.

Experimental Conditions: The following are initiated via a phone interview: (1) Financial Incentive (provision of financial incentives to attend appointments), (2) Barrier Reduction (reduction of logistical barriers to attending appointments), (3) Attention Control (verification of contact information).

Current Status: Subject enrollment and data collection are ongoing.

Registry Project Number: 405
Lead Investigator: Corrigan, J
Lead Center for Project: Ohio State University
Collaborating Investigators: Bogner, J
Expected Completion: 09/30/2007
Type: Local
Status of Project: Latest Information Shown

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