This trial is active, not recruiting.

Condition aodd and aodr disorder
Treatment brief motivational interview
Sponsor Fundación Pública Andaluza para la Investigación Biomédica Andalucía Oriental
Collaborator Universidad de Granada
Start date June 2014
End date March 2016
Trial size 86 participants
Trial identifier NCT02159391, PI 0691-2013, PI-0691-2013


The purpose of this study is to determine whether the Brief Motivational Interview will produce a significantly reduction in risk behavior than usual treatment 3 months after discharge from hospital in people who have survived a traumatism.

United States No locations recruiting
Other countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Allocation randomized
Endpoint classification efficacy study
Intervention model parallel assignment
Masking open label
Primary purpose prevention
(No Intervention)
A standard intervention will be performed by nursing staff during hospital admission. Written information about the consequences of driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs will be provided. No psychological intervention.
A Brief Motivational Interviewing will be performed during hospital admission by a psychologist experienced with this intervention.
brief motivational interview
The Brief Motivational Interview implies an empathic interviewing style which (i) recognizes, examines and tries to resolve the patient´s ambivalence to facilitate behavioral change, (ii) promotes self-efficacy, (iii) allows flexibility in strategies, including short-term aims to reduce consumption and decrease damage linked to this consumption (like road accidents), (iv) works to reduce the patient's resistances, and (v) provides individualized feedback, if deemed appropriate, to promote recognition of the problem and cognitive restructuring.

Primary Outcomes

Risk behavior
time frame: Baseline, month 3.

Secondary Outcomes

Alcohol and Other Drug consumption
time frame: Baseline, month 3.
Motivation to change
time frame: Baseline, post-intervention, month 3
Risk perception
time frame: Baseline, post-intervention, month 3.
General Health
time frame: Baseline, month 3.

Eligibility Criteria

Male or female participants from 18 years up to 55 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - Trauma patients who have had: 1) A road crash, 2) A sport injury, 3) Occupational accident. - Tested positive on alcohol and/or other abuse drugs tests. Exclusion Criteria: - Cognitive or brain-damage that prevent assessment and Brief Motivational Interview - Psychopathological disorders - Residence status that prevents follow-up (residence outside of Spain, homeless).

Additional Information

Official title The Efficacy of Brief Motivational Interviewing for Trauma Patients Related to Alcohol or Other Abuse Drugs.
Principal investigator Raquel Vilar, PhD
Description Objectives: 1. To determine the efficacy of Brief Motivational Interview against an usual hospital treatment (no psychological treatment) in patients who have suffered an accident under the influence of drugs (1) to reduce risk behaviors and drug consumption and (2) to increase motivation to change behavior and risk perception. 2. To investigate the mediating role of impulsive personality and decision making in the impact of Brief Motivational Interview on reduction of risk driving. 3. To assess the economic viability of the results of Brief Motivational Interview through a cost-utility analysis.
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in September 2015.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by Fundación Pública Andaluza para la Investigación Biomédica Andalucía Oriental.