Clinical Trial of Integrated Treatment for Pain and Opioid Dependence
Trial Purpose and Description
This study is designed to develop an effective psychotherapy for chronic pain and opioid dependence.
This study aims to develop a novel manualized intervention using tailored cognitive-behavioral treatment (CBT) and buprenorphine medication to effectively treat the co-occurring disorders of non-malignant pain and opioid dependence (POD).
- To conduct a pre-pilot phase with 16 patients with POD receiving buprenorphine maintenance treatment (BMT). In the pre-pilot phase, we will also explore the effects of different daily buprenorphine dosages on pain and opiate use.
- To conduct a pilot randomized, clinical trial to obtain data regarding the feasibility, acceptability and efficacy (compared to Physician Management(PM) only) of manual-guided CBT or Educational Counseling (EC) for patients with POD treated with BMT (N=75).
- 18 Years - 65 Years
- 18 years of age or older
- prescription opioid addiction criteria
- moderate to severe chronic pain
- seeking or interested in buprenorphine maintenance
- understand English
- methadone maintenance at a dose greater than 40 mg daily
- current suicide or homicide risk
- life-threatening or unstable medical problem
- Yale University
- September 2009
- Last Updated:
- May 13, 2013
- Study HIC#:
Clinicaltrials.gov ID: NCT00634803