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New York, New York 10032


The purpose of this study is to evaluate HIV counseling intervention for Methadone-Maintained Patients.

Study summary:

The purpose of this proposal is to evaluate, in methadone-maintained patients the association between an ADHD diagnosis and high-risk HIV/Hepatitis behavior. In addition, the investigators would like to determine whether a new manually-guided HIV intervention; RISE: Reduce high risk Intravenous drug use and unsafe Sexual Encounters is superior to standard HIV/Hepatitis psycho-education.


Inclusion Criteria: - Must meet DSM-IV criteria for opiate dependence and currently in methadone maintenance treatment - Able to give informed consent and capable of complying with study procedures - Women who are of childbearing age and/or pregnant may be included - Individuals who are HIV-positive or have Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome may be included - Patients who demonstrate moderate to high HIV risk behaviors will be included - Patients with low to no HIV risk behaviors will be excluded - Patients receiving a stable dose of methadone for three weeks will be included Exclusion Criteria: - Currently meets DSM-IV criteria for current Axis I psychiatric disorders (other than ADHD or substance abuse) which requires medical intervention, i.e., active suicide ideation, active psychosis, anxiety disorders, depression requiring hospitalization - Patients who have exhibited suicidal or homicidal behavior within the past two years - HIV positive patients must have knowledge of their status for a minimum of three weeks



Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Frances R Levin, M.D.
Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, Inc.

Backup Contact:


Location Contact:

New York, New York 10032
United States

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Site Status: N/A

Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: October 09, 2019

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