Effect of Partial Sleep Deprivation on Cognition and Cytokines in Individuals With Major Depression
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00291239
Verified April 2009 by Zentrum für Integrative Psychiatrie. Recruitment status was: Active, not recruiting
40 patients with the diagnosis of major depression are included. There are two interventions: partial sleep deprivation (PSD) and normal night sleep (CTRL). Patients are randomly assigned to PSD-(2 undisturbed nights)-CTRL or CTRL-(2 undisturbed nights)-PSD. Cytokine-status, neuropsychological and psychopathometric status are assessed pre and post each interventional and control condition.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Known epilepsy or previous unexplained loss of consciousness after sleep deprivation