Computerized Substance Abuse Module (C-SAM)

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$82,500.00
Award Year:
1994
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
1 N43 AA42006-00,
Award Id:
24750
Agency Tracking Number:
24750
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
483 S Kirkwood Road, Suite 234, Saint Louis, MO, 63122
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Edward Girou
(314) 984-9696
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institute:
n/a
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.

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