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Sleep Enhancement Training Study for Experienced Shiftworkers (SETS-exp)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00786357
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 6, 2008
Last Update Posted : June 23, 2010
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Information provided by:
University of California, San Francisco

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine if a modified version of the Sleep Enhancement Fatigue Reduction Training (SEFRT) system can improve sleep and health-related symptoms and quality of life in experienced shift-working nurses.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Shift-Work Sleep Disorder Behavioral: NIOSH shiftwork booklet Behavioral: Sleep Enhancement Training System Phase 1

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 32 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Sleep Enhancement Training Study for Experienced Shiftworkers
Study Start Date : November 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : January 2010

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Intervention Behavioral: NIOSH shiftwork booklet
weekly readings about coping with shiftwork
Behavioral: Sleep Enhancement Training System
4 week program of readings and relaxation programs



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. actigraphy measures of sleep [ Time Frame: 3 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. subjective measures of sleep and well-being [ Time Frame: 3 months ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • English-speaking nurses
  • scheduled to work at least 2 consecutive night shifts per week during the next 3 months
  • ≥40 years of age
  • experiencing disturbed sleep related to night-shift

Exclusion Criteria:

  • current diagnosis of sleep disorder or affective illness

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Locations
United States, California
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California, United States, 94143
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of California, San Francisco
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Christopher R. Alsten, PhD Inner Health, Inc.

Responsible Party: Christopher Alsten, PhD, Executive Vice President, Inner Health, Inc
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00786357     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SETS-exp
First Posted: November 6, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 23, 2010
Last Verified: June 2010

Keywords provided by University of California, San Francisco:
shift-work
sleep
nurse
relaxation

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Sleep Wake Disorders
Parasomnias
Sleep Disorders, Circadian Rhythm
Nervous System Diseases
Neurologic Manifestations
Signs and Symptoms
Mental Disorders
Chronobiology Disorders
Dyssomnias
Occupational Diseases