Featured studies include only those currently recruiting participants. They are listed according to the date they were added to the ClinicalTrials.gov registry, with the most recent studies appearing first.
- The Health Access and Recovery Peer Program.
Interventional study. Persons with serious mental illnesses (SMI) face elevated rates of medical comorbidity, and also challenges in effectively managing these health problems. Ages 18 and over. Location in Atlanta, GA.
- Mild Neurocognitive Disorder in HIV Infection of the Brain.
Evaluation study. Background: - Some people with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) develop problems with thinking and concentration when the virus affects the brain. Ages 18-60. Location in Bethesda, MD.
- The Use of a Distress Thermometer in a Pediatric Research Setting: An Exploratory Pilot Study.
Evaluation study. Medical illnesses and treatments can cause distress in patients, and medical professionals are very interested in identifying distress quickly to ensure that a patient can receive appropriate support and treatment. Ages 7-21. Location in Bethesda, MD.
- Effectiveness of Community-Level Behavioral and Biomedical Interventions for Reducing HIV/STIs in Men in Peru.
Interventional study. This study will evaluate the effectiveness of community-level behavioral and biomedical interventions, each alone and combined, in reducing sexual risk behavior and HIV/sexually transmitted infections in Peruvian men who have sex with men. Ages 18-45. Location in Lima, Peru.
- Effectiveness of HIV/Sexually Transmitted Infection Training for Physicians in China.
Interventional study. This study will evaluate the effectiveness of a physician training program, the Ai Shi Zi program, in improving HIV/sexually transmitted infection diagnosis, treatment, and management by Chinese physicians and in reducing the number of subsequent infections in their patients. Ages 18-45. Location in Hefei, China.
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to Help HIV Infected Adults With Depression to Adhere to Antiretroviral Therapy.
Interventional study. This study will compare the effectiveness of a cognitive behavioral intervention versus usual clinic care in helping HIV infected adults with depression to take their HIV medications on schedule. Ages 18-60. Location in Torrance, CA.
- Effects of HIV and Hepatitis C Virus on the Brain.
Evaluation study. This study will determine the effects that HIV and hepatitis C virus have on thinking abilities and whether the viruses affect brain chemistry. Ages 18-65. Location in New York, NY.
- Effectiveness of Structured Ecosystems Therapy for Reducing HIV Risk Behaviors and Improving Treatment Adherence in HIV Infected Men Released From Prison.
Interventional study. This study will evaluate the effectiveness of Structured Ecosystems Therapy (SET), a form of therapy that includes family and caregivers, at reducing HIV transmission risk behaviors and improving treatment adherence in HIV infected men newly released from prison. Ages 18 and over. Location in San Francisco, CA.
- Community Mobilization, Mobile Testing, Same-Day Results, and Post-Test Support for HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa and Thailand.
Interventional study. This study will evaluate the effectiveness of a combination of clinic- and community-based voluntary counseling and testing programs in preventing HIV in African and Thai communities. Ages 16 and over. Locations in Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa; Pietermaritzburg, South Africa; Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; Chiang Mai, Thailand; Harare, Zimbabwe.