Parent-Adolescent Interactions and Adolescent Development


Substance Abuse

Trial Phase


Trial Purpose and Description

Trial Purpose

The purpose of this study is to observe parent-adolescent interactions and to examine the parenting behaviors and adolescent emotional and physiological responses that are associated with youth's substance use.

Participation Guidelines

10 Years - 17 Years

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

- Adolescent between ages 10-17 years

Exclusion Criteria:

- For adolescent, Intelligence Quotient (IQ) < 70 on standardized test, for parent,
evidence of inability to read or write.

- Evidence of a psychotic disorder for parent or adolescent

- Diagnosis of autism or pervasive developmental disorder for adolescent, as determined
by parent report in the screening.

- For adolescent, current need for acute treatment of a psychiatric disorder, as
determined by parent report in the study screening.

- For adolescent and parent, inadequate English proficiency to comprehend task
ABMRF/The Foundation for Alcohol Research
George Mason University
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
September 2009
Last Updated:
January 7, 2014
Study HIC#:
0909005677 ID: NCT01572441