Clinical Trial

Individualizing Incentives for Alcohol in the Mentally Ill

Study Description

Individualizing Incentives for Alcohol in the Severely Mentally Ill

The investigators will evaluate the efficacy of a 2 various contingency management (CM) interventions (High-Magnitude CM, Shaping CM) for treating heavy drinking among individuals with serious mental illness and alcohol dependence who are seen within the context of a community mental health center setting. Participants will be 400 adults diagnosed with serious mental illness and alcohol dependence and those who demonstrate heavy drinking during the first 4 weeks will be randomized to receive treatment conditions.

Location

Locations Selected Location

Methods

No pharmaceutical medication involved No pharmaceutical medication involved
Patients and healthy individuals accepted Patients and healthy individuals accepted

Behavioral - Usual CM

Behavioral reinforcement for alcohol abstinence

Behavioral - High-Magnitude CM

Behavioral reinforcement for alcohol abstinence

Behavioral - Shaping CM

Behavioral reinforcement for alcohol abstinence

Additional Information

Official Study Title

Novel EtG-Based Contingency Management for Alcohol in the Severely Mentally Ill

Clinical Trial ID

NCT03481049

ParticipAid ID

qaQY5a