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Metacognitive Therapy for Comorbid Insomnia

This study has been withdrawn prior to enrollment.
(problems recruiting patients)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Norwegian University of Science and Technology Identifier:
First received: October 7, 2005
Last updated: November 21, 2012
Last verified: November 2012
The purpose of this study is to determine the effect of meta-cognitive therapy for insomnia.

Condition Intervention
Secondary Insomnia
Behavioral: meta-cognitive therapy
Other: waiting list

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Metacognitive Therapy for Patients With a Psychiatric Disorder and Comorbid Insomnia.

Further study details as provided by Norwegian University of Science and Technology:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Scores on rating scales for sleep quality [ Time Frame: one year ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Scores on rating scales for depression, psychiatric symptom severity, and cognitive processing. [ Time Frame: one year ]

Enrollment: 0
Study Start Date: August 2009
Study Completion Date: January 2011
Primary Completion Date: January 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: meta-cognitive therapy
meta-cognitive therapy
Behavioral: meta-cognitive therapy
Meta-cognitive therapy
Active Comparator: waiting list
waiting list control
Other: waiting list
waiting list control

Detailed Description:
This study is a randomized controlled trial with 50 patients with a psychiatric disorder and insomnia. The patients will be randomized into two groups of 25 patients. The first group receives meta-cognitive therapy, whereas the second group will be assigned to a waiting list control.

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Insomnia secondary to a primary psychiatric disorder

Exclusion Criteria:

  • substance abuse, psychotic symptoms, suicidal intentions, severe organic disorder or psychiatric disorder where sleep restriction is not advised, organic sleep disorder.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00235365

Sponsors and Collaborators
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Principal Investigator: Gunnar Morken, PhD MD Norwegian University of Science and Technology
  More Information

Responsible Party: Norwegian University of Science and Technology Identifier: NCT00235365     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers:
Study First Received: October 7, 2005
Last Updated: November 21, 2012

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Sleep Initiation and Maintenance Disorders
Sleep Disorders, Intrinsic
Sleep Wake Disorders
Nervous System Diseases
Mental Disorders processed this record on May 23, 2017