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A randomized controlled trial of an online relapse prevention program for adolescents in substance abuse treatment



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Primary Publication Information
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Title A randomized controlled trial of an online relapse prevention program for adolescents in substance abuse treatment
Author Kimberlee J. Trudeau, Ryan A. Black, Jody L. Kamon, Steve Sussman
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Year 2017
Numbers Pubmed ID: 2017-00657-001

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Extraction Form: Evidence Map
Arms
Number Title Description Comments
1 CBT Navigating my Journey (NmJ)
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2 TAU attention control (viewed wellness articles from the Nemours Foundation at their discretion).
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Design Details
Question... Follow Up Answer Follow-up Answer
Should this citation be included? Yes
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Does this paper originate from a primary study of interest? No
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Ages eligible (in years) 13
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Total sample size (in all arms) 160
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Age distribution of enrolled population (in years) 17.6
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Substance used SUD (not further described, except maybe excluding nicotine)
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Interventions studied? Behavioral
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No active treatment
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Outcome? Self report of use/abstinence and/or intensity
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Age variation of enrolled population (in years) 2.1
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Study type RCT
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Is any arm a brief intervention (or single session)? No
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Income level of country(ies) of origin Upper income
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Results & Comparisons


Results Data
Outcome: alcohol use days      Population: All Participants
Time Point Measure CBT TAU


0 months

N Analyzed 49 80
Mean 103.58 85.176
SE 6.17 4.817


3 months

N Analyzed 48 69
Mean 81.591 82.001
SE 4.568 3.789


6 months

N Analyzed 44 68
Mean 59.487 50.289
SE 4.759 3.814
Outcome: nos use days      Population: All Participants
Time Point Measure CBT TAU


0 months

N Analyzed 49 80
Mean 57.783 56.774
SE 2.28 1.649


3 months

N Analyzed 49 80
Mean 57.134 59.076
SE 1.626 1.343


6 months

N Analyzed 49 80
Mean 54.475 50.282
SE 1.69 1.351


Quality Dimensions
Dimension Value Notes Comments
Intention-to-treat-analysis: Bias due to incomplete reporting and analysis according to group allocation No
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Group similarity at baseline (selection bias): Selection bias due to dissimilarity at baseline for the most important prognostic indicators Yes
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Co-interventions (performance bias): Performance bias because co-interventions were different across groups Yes None
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Compliance (performance bias): Performance bias due to inappropriate compliance with interventions across groups No Data
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Timing of outcome assessments (detection bias): Detection bias because important outcomes were not measured at the same time across groups Yes Same
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Additional Bias: Bias due to problems not covered elsewhere in the table. If yes, describe them in the Notes. Yes Unexplained large difference in numbers randomized to each group. Changed randomization method after start (although, they said "re-randomized).
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Random sequence generation (selection bias): Selection bias (biased allocation to interventions) due to inadequate generation of a randomized sequence Low
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Allocation concealment (selection bias): Selection bias (biased allocation to interventions) due to inadequate concealment of allocations prior to assignment Low
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Blinding of participants (performance bias): Performance bias due to knowledge of the allocated interventions by participants during the study High
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Blinding of personnel/ care providers (performance bias): Performance bias due to knowledge of the allocated interventions by personnel/care providers during the study. High
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Blinding of outcome assessor (detection bias): Detection bias due to knowledge of the allocated interventions by outcome assessors. High
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Incomplete outcome data (attrition bias): Attrition bias due to amount, nature or handling of incomplete outcome data Low 13% not analyzed at 6 mo.
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Selective Reporting (reporting bias): Reporting bias due to selective outcome reporting need to check NCT02125539: Use (days/mo); Motivation to change (URICA); Drug Avoidance Self-Efficacy Scale (DASES); Adolescent Relapse Coping Questionnaire (ARCQ); Working Alliance Inventory-Short Form (Clients) (WAI-S); Client satisfaction; Client Engagement/Attendance; Counselor Satisfaction
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