This trial has been completed.

Condition substance-related disorders
Treatment counseling
Phase phase 4
Sponsor National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Start date April 1996
Trial size 90 participants
Trial identifier NCT00000343, NIDA-3-0010-8, Y01-3-0010-8


The purpose of this study is to identify the neurophysiologic indicators of cocaine or methamphetamine use and withdrawal, to examine the relationship between subjects' reports of depression, craving, and stimulant use, and neurophysiologic measures, and to identify neurophysiologic measures which can be used to identify new treatments for stimulant dependence.

United States No locations recruiting
Other countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Primary purpose treatment

Eligibility Criteria

All participants from 21 years up to 50 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: M/F ages 21-50. Meet DSM-IV criteria for cocaine dependence. Agree to conditions of the study and sign informed consent. Exclusion Criteria: Psychiatric disorder that requires medication therapy. History of seizures. Pregnant and/or nursing women. Dependence on ETOH or benzodiazepines or other sedative/hypnotics. Acute hepatitis. Other medical conditions that deem participation to be unsafe.

Additional Information

Official title Brain Changes in Stimulant Dependent Subjects
Principal investigator Walter Ling, M.D.
Description By Incorporating QEEG into clinical trails, the plan is to develop physiologic markers of treatment efficacy, and to aid in the identification of effective treatments.
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in January 2017.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).