Current Studies - Sleep Research

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Have insomnia? (IRB# 35933)

Status: Active

 

Investigators:

  • Alexandros Vgontzas, M.D., Department of Psychiatry

 

Description:

Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center researchers are assessing the effect of a three-month trial of the medication Trazodone versus a three-month trial of cognitive behavioral therapy in patients with chronic insomnia.

 

Eligibility:

Who may participate?

Men and women age 30-60 who have had insomnia for at least one year.

 

Additional Study Details:

What is required?

  • Spend three consecutive nights and one morning in the sleep lab prior to and after treatment
  • Additional bi-weekly and monthly clinic visits are required during the treatment period

Compensation is provided.

 

Locations:

Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

 

Contacts:

For more information:

Sleep Research and Treatment Center, 717-531-4284

Study director:

Alexandros Vgontzas, M.D., Department of Psychiatry

To view flier click here.

 

Categories:

  • Insomnia