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Psychotherapies for adolescent substance abusers: a pilot study.



Key Questions Addressed
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Primary Publication Information
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TitleData
Title Psychotherapies for adolescent substance abusers: a pilot study.
Author Kaminer Y., Burleson JA., Blitz C., Sussman J., Rounsaville BJ.
Country Alcohol Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut, School of Medicine, Farmington 06030-1410, USA.
Year 1998
Numbers Pubmed ID: 9824170

Secondary Publication Information
UI Title Author Country Year
Psychotherapies for adolescent substance abusers: 15-month follow-up of a pilot study. Kaminer Y., Burleson JA. Alcohol Research Center, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030-1410, USA. kaminer@psychiatry.vchc.edu 1999
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Extraction Form: Evidence Map
Arms
Number Title Description Comments
1 CBT
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2 PeerGroup interactional group treatment
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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) 32
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Age distribution of enrolled population (in years) NA
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Substance used Alcohol
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Cannabis
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Opioid
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Stimulant
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Interventions studied? Behavioral
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Outcome? Objective measurement of use/abstinence and/or intensity
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Self report of use/abstinence and/or intensity
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Family functioning
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Other ... psychiatric status
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Age variation of enrolled population (in years) NA
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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 ... Country(ies) name(s) Unclear ... United States
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Results & Comparisons


Results Data
Outcome: nos use days      Population: All Participants
Time Point Measure CBT PeerGroup


0 months

Mean 3.5 4.33
SD 1.83 1.67
N Analyzed 16 16


3 months

Mean 1.5 3.13
SD 1.08 2.64
N Analyzed 16 16
Outcome: School      Population: All Participants
Time Point Measure CBT PeerGroup


0 months

Mean 1.27 1.75
SD 1.1 1.36
N Analyzed 16 16


3 months

Mean 1.22 1.71
SD 0.97 1.6
N Analyzed 16 16
Outcome: Family      Population: All Participants
Time Point Measure CBT PeerGroup


0 months

Mean 1.77 1.83
SD 0.93 1.03
N Analyzed 16 16


3 months

Mean 0.9 1.63
SD 0.74 0.74
N Analyzed 16 16
Outcome: Peer      Population: All Participants
Time Point Measure CBT PeerGroup


0 months

Mean 1.08 1.58
SD 1.31 0.79
N Analyzed 16 16


3 months

Mean 1.3 1.38
SD 1.25 0.92
N Analyzed 16 16
Outcome: PEI      Population: All Participants
Time Point Measure CBT PeerGroup


0 months

Mean 10 12.42
SD 4.59 3.23
N Analyzed 16 16


3 months

Mean 7.4 10.38
SD 3.13 6.07
N Analyzed 16 16
Outcome: Illegal behavior      Population: All Participants
Time Point Measure CBT PeerGroup


0 months

Mean 1.33 0.75
SD 1.15 1.22
N Analyzed 16 16


3 months

Mean 0.9 1
SD 1.2 1.31
N Analyzed 16 16


Quality Dimensions
Dimension Value Notes Comments
Intention-to-treat-analysis: Bias due to incomplete reporting and analysis according to group allocation No Data
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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
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Compliance (performance bias): Performance bias due to inappropriate compliance with interventions across groups No
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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
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Additional Bias: Bias due to problems not covered elsewhere in the table. If yes, describe them in the Notes. No
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Random sequence generation (selection bias): Selection bias (biased allocation to interventions) due to inadequate generation of a randomized sequence Unclear
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Allocation concealment (selection bias): Selection bias (biased allocation to interventions) due to inadequate concealment of allocations prior to assignment Unclear
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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. Low
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Incomplete outcome data (attrition bias): Attrition bias due to amount, nature or handling of incomplete outcome data High
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Selective Reporting (reporting bias): Reporting bias due to selective outcome reporting
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