University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Health Behavior Research Center

University of Vermont College of Medicine Health Behavior Research Center

Completed Studies

Alcohol Therapeutic Interactive Voice Response Study

This study tested a new way of using the telephone to help people retain the skills and motivation they learned during Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for alcohol dependence. Study participants called in to an automated phone system to complete a daily survey and to practice specific skills acquired during their CBT sessions.

Pain Control Interactive Voice Response Study

This research study explored Interactive Voice Response (IVR) technology as an alternative method for management of chronic pain that relies less on pharmacological analgesia.

Weight Control Interactive Voice Response Study

This was a Pilot Study designed to explore IVR technology as a tool for weight loss and maintenance for patients who are or were obese. The research project used the telephone to administer a daily questionnaire to participants who completed the UVM Weight Control Program directed by Dr. Elena Ramirez, Ph.D. at the Behavior Therapy and Psychotherapy Center at UVM.

Interactive Voice Response Drinking Patterns Study

This study tested a new way of using the telephone to help people keep track of how much alcohol they drink each day.

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