Project STARTT (Stress Tension and Alcohol Relationships Today and Tomorrow)

Rychtarik | McGillicuddy
Researchers evaluated different group-based interventions to reduce the physical, psychological and relationship stress felt by women with alcoholic partners.

Women with an alcoholic or problem drinking partner can experience significant physical, psychological and relationship distress. This project will evaluate different interventions to reduce this distress among women experiencing stress from a partner’s drinking problem, and whose partner is not in treatment. For more information about Project STARTT please visit

Principal Investigator
Robert Rychtarik, PhD

Research Institute on Addictions

Neil B. McGillicuddy, PhD
Research Institute on Addictions

Funding Agency
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)