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Insomnia clinical trials at UCSF

8 in progress, 5 open to eligible people

Insomnia means having trouble falling asleep or staying asleep. UCSF is conducting clinical trials to help pregnant people with insomnia, PTSD-related insomnia, Gulf War veterans with insomnia, and adolescents with sleep and mental health concerns. They are testing behavioral sleep treatments to improve sleep and mental health.

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  • Apnea and Insomnia Relief Study

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    The purpose of this study is to determine whether a behavioral sleep treatment improves functioning and sleep in Veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

    San Francisco, California

  • National Adaptive Trial for PTSD Related Insomnia

    open to eligible people ages 18-75

    Many Veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have trouble sleeping or have frequent nightmares. So far, no medication has been approved for treatment of insomnia in PTSD. The purpose of this research study is to find out if taking medications called trazodone, eszopiclone, or gabapentin can help decrease symptoms of insomnia in patients with PTSD. PTSD is a form of intense anxiety which sometimes results from severe trauma. Symptoms may include nightmares, flashbacks, troublesome memories, difficulty sleeping, poor concentration, irritability, anger, and emotional withdrawal. Insomnia is a disorder that can make it hard to fall sleep, stay asleep or cause a person to wake up too early and not be able to fall back to sleep.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Perinatal Research on Improving Sleep and Mental Health

    open to eligible females ages 18 years and up

    The goal of this clinical trial is to compare two sleep programs in pregnant people with insomnia. The main questions it aims to answer are: 1. What is the efficacy of digital cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) versus digital sleep hygiene education (SHE) for preventing perinatal depression? 2. Is the effect of digital CBT-I on perinatal depression mediated through prenatal insomnia symptom improvement? 3. Is the effect of digital CBT-I on perinatal depression moderated by baseline depressive symptom severity? Participants will receive one of two sleep programs - SHE or CBT-I. Both involve six weekly online sessions. Participants will complete surveys and interviews until 1 year postpartum.

    San Francisco, California

  • Pilot Test of Apnea and Insomnia Relief for Veterans With Gulf War Illness

    open to eligible people ages 48-80

    The purpose of this study is to determine whether a behavioral sleep treatment improves sleep and other Gulf War Illness (GWI) symptoms in Gulf War Veterans with GWI.

    San Francisco, California

  • The Reducing Risk Study

    open to eligible people ages 12-18

    The present study will test an innovative mobile health adaptation of a behavioral intervention that improves sleep and mental health concerns among adolescents.

    San Francisco, California

  • Brief Behavioral Treatment for Insomnia in Veterans With Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

    Sorry, not yet accepting patients

    This study will investigate treatments for insomnia in Veterans who have posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The purpose of this study is to compare a brief behavioral treatment for insomnia (BBTI) to a treatment that helps promote relaxation (progressive muscle relaxation training or PMRT). The investigators will examine improvements in psychosocial functioning and insomnia severity. The investigators will also examine whether treatment gains last over time and whether suicidal ideation decreases following insomnia treatment.

    San Francisco, California

  • CBT-I or Zolpidem/Trazodone for Insomnia

    Sorry, not currently recruiting here

    This study is a randomized (1:1:1) comparative effectiveness trial of medication (zolpidem or trazodone), cognitive-behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I), and the combination (medication + CBT-I) for the treatment of chronic insomnia in men and women aged 18-80 living in rural areas with 1 year of follow-up. A total of 1200 participants will be enrolled and randomized in the United States. This trial is funded by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute.

    Fresno, California and other locations

  • Digital CBT-I for Insomnia Disorder

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This study will examine the effectiveness of digital CBT-I versus sleep hygiene education in reducing insomnia severity, sleep onset latency, and wake after sleep onset in those with insomnia disorder.

    San Francisco, California

Our lead scientists for Insomnia research studies include .

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