Overview

This trial is active, not recruiting.

Condition alcohol consumption
Treatment parent handbook
Sponsor Penn State University
Start date July 2006
End date October 2010
Trial size 1200 participants
Trial identifier NCT01126151, R01AA015737

Summary

Examine the efficacy of parent interventions to prevent college student drinking in first year students.

United States No locations recruiting
Other Countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Allocation randomized
Endpoint classification efficacy study
Intervention model factorial assignment
Masking open label
Primary purpose prevention
Arm
(Experimental)
parent handbook to increase the quantity and quality of communications about alcohol
parent handbook Parent Handbook
parent handbook
(Experimental)
boosters are given to parents at three times (move in, visit weekend; student visits home)
parent handbook Parent Handbook
parent handbook
(Experimental)
parent handbook is delayed and given after semester has begun
parent handbook Parent Handbook
parent handbook

Primary Outcomes

Measure
heavy episodic drinking
time frame: 12 months post baseline

Secondary Outcomes

Measure
drinking related consequences
time frame: 12 months post baseline

Eligibility Criteria

Male or female participants from 18 years up to 25 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - first year students Exclusion Criteria: - none

Additional Information

Official title Parent Interventions to Prevent Student Drinking
Principal investigator Robert Turrisi, Ph.D.
Description The aims of the study are to: 1. efficacy of parent interventions to prevent college student drinking in first year students; 2. examine mediators of efficacy; and 3. examine moderators of efficacy.
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in May 2010.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by Penn State University.