Clinical Benefit of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) for Insomnia in Cancer Patients

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified January 2003 by NHS Greater Clyde and Glasgow.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
First Posted : August 24, 2005
Last Update Posted : October 26, 2005
Cancer Research UK
Information provided by:
NHS Greater Clyde and Glasgow

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to conduct a formal controlled evaluation of the potential benefits of CBT for insomnia in cancer patients.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Insomnia Cancer Behavioral: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Randomised Controlled Clinical Effectiveness Trial of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) Versus Treatment as Usual (TAU) for Insomnia in Cancer Patients
Study Start Date : January 2003
Study Completion Date : December 2005

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Meets clinical criteria for insomnia.
  • Diagnosis of breast, prostate, colorectal or gynaecological cancer.
  • In follow-up phase with no further anti-cancer therapy planned.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Anti-cancer chemotherapy or radiotherapy within 4 weeks of trial entry.
  • Evidence of sleep apnoea or other sleep disorder.
  • Evidence of untreated major depressive disorder.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00134108

United Kingdom
North Glasgow and Grampian Trusts
Glasgow and Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Sponsors and Collaborators
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
Cancer Research UK
Principal Investigator: Colin Espie, PhD University of Glasgow Identifier: NCT00134108     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: C8265/A3036
First Posted: August 24, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 26, 2005
Last Verified: January 2003

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Sleep Initiation and Maintenance Disorders
Sleep Disorders, Intrinsic
Sleep Wake Disorders
Nervous System Diseases
Mental Disorders