Current as of November 28, 2023
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- Inclusion Criteria:
- Meets criteria for alcohol dependence, has not had more than one previous inpatient medical detoxification.
- Consumes on average five standard drinks per day.
- Able to maintain sobriety for five days (with or without the aid of detoxification medications) as determined by self-report, collateral report, and breathalyzer measurements.
- Able to read and understand questionnaires and informed consent.
- Lives within 50 miles of the study site.
- Exclusion Criteria:
- Currently meets criteria for any other psychoactive substance dependency disorder.
- Ever abused opiates.
- Used psychoactive substance abuse, except marijuana, within the last 30 days as evidenced by patient report, collateral report, and urine drug screen.
- Meets criteria for disorders of major depression, panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress syndrome, bipolar affective disorder, schizophrenia, or any other psychotic disorder or organic mental disorder.
- Meets criteria for dissociate disorder or eating disorders.
- Has current suicidal or homicidal ideation.
- Need for maintenance or acute treatment with any psychoactive medication including antiseizure medications.
- Current use of disulfiram (Antabuse).
- Clinically significant medical problems that would impair participation or limit medication ingestion.
- Hepatocellular disease.
- Sexually active females of child bearing potential who are pregnant, nursing, or who are not using a reliable form of birth control.
- Have current charges pending for a violent crime.
- Does not have a stable living situation and a reliable source of collateral reporting.
- Has taken an opiate antagonist drug in the last month.
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID, /ˈnaɪ.æd/) is one of the 27 institutes and centers that make up the National Institutes of Health (NIH), an agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). NIAID's mission is to conduct basic and applied research to better understand, treat, and prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases.
Immunology at National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Charleston, South Carolina, United States
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