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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
HIV Infection or Substance Abuse
and you are
between 18 and 55
years old
This is a second phase trial assessing
efficacy and side effects of the new treatment.
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The purpose

The specific aims of the 5-year study are to: 1) describe the nature and extent of substance use and sexual risk behaviors in a sample of 500 sexually active, substance using, not-in-treatment men who have sex with men (MSM) in urban South Florida (Miami/Ft. Lauderdale); 2) identify the independent covariates of baseline substance abuse and sexual risks; 3) evaluate, through random assignment of participants, the relative effectiveness of two intervention conditions in reducing sexual risks and substance use, as measured at 3-, 6-, and 12-month follow-up assessments: a) an innovative five-session risk reduction intervention derived from psychological empowerment theory titled Project GOAL; and, b) an enhanced community standard-of-care HIV counseling Comparison Condition.

Provided treatments

  • Behavioral: empowerment theory-based small group discussion
  • Behavioral: individual resilience counseling

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01327898. The sponsor of the trial is Nova Southeastern University and it is looking for 515 volunteers for the current phase.
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