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Computerized Substance Abuse Module (C-SAM)

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
24750
Program Year/Program:
1994 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
24750
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Girou Development Group, Inc.
483 S Kirkwood Road, Suite 234 Saint Louis, MO 63122
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1994
Title: Computerized Substance Abuse Module (C-SAM)
Agency: HHS
Contract: 1 N43 AA42006-00,
Award Amount: $82,500.00
 

Abstract:

We will develop of a computer-assisted and computer-administered interview which (1) coversalcohol abuse (or harmful use) and dependence according to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual ofMental Disorders versions III, III-R, and IV, and ICD-1O; (2) covers abuse (or harmful use) anddependence on amphetamines, cannabis, cocaine, hallucinogens, inhalants, nicotine, opioids,phencyclidine and sedatives; (3) assesses Antisocial Personality Disorder and Depressive Disorders and,(4) covers medical problems associated with substance use disorders. Also, "Getting Started" and"Reference" manuals are planned. An existing interview, the CIDI-SAM, will be adapted forcomputerization. This C-SAM would: benefit researchers and treatment providers needing immediatescoring of data for treatment decisions; maximize respondent cooperation and reporting of sensitiveinformation; and streamline training.

Principal Investigator:

Edward Girou
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Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Girou Development Group, Inc.
483 S Kirkwood Road, Suite 234 Saint Louis, MO 63122

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No