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Improving Sleep and Quality of Life in Adults With HIV Disease (R&R)

This study has been completed.
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University of California, San Francisco Identifier:
First received: February 17, 2010
Last updated: June 22, 2010
Last verified: June 2010
The purpose of this study is to see if yoga or music therapy can improve the sleep of adults with HIV.

Condition Intervention
Behavioral: Music Therapy
Behavioral: Yoga

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Improving Sleep and Quality of Life in Adults With HIV Disease: A Pilot Study

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Further study details as provided by University of California, San Francisco:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • self-reported sleep disturbance [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • actigraphic estimates of sleep quality and quantity [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]
  • self-reported well-being [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]

Enrollment: 20
Study Start Date: January 2010
Study Completion Date: April 2010
Primary Completion Date: April 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Yoga Behavioral: Yoga
1-hour yoga sessions administered in group format 3 times per week for 8 weeks
Active Comparator: Music Therapy Behavioral: Music Therapy
1-hour music therapy sessions, administered in group format 3 times per week for 8 weeks.


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • at least 18 years of age
  • HIV seropositive
  • current sleep disturbance
  • able to speak, read, and write in English
  • a phone number to maintain contact with research team
  • willing to provide copy of most recent CD4 and viral load values
  • willing to wear actigraph for 1 week per month for 3 months
  • willing to participate in group intervention sessions 3 times per week for 8 weeks

Exclusion Criteria:

  • pregnancy
  • psychiatric diagnosis, such as schizophrenia, dementia, bipolar disorder (depression not excluded)
  • sleep disorder diagnosis, such as apnea or narcolepsy (insomnia not excluded)
  • current yoga practice
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01073423

Sponsors and Collaborators
University of California, San Francisco
Principal Investigator: Kathryn A. Lee, RN, PhD University of California, San Francisco
  More Information

Responsible Party: Kathryn A. Lee / Associate Dean of Research, University of California, San Francisco Identifier: NCT01073423     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: R&R Pilot
Study First Received: February 17, 2010
Last Updated: June 22, 2010

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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Sleep Initiation and Maintenance Disorders
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
HIV Infections
Sleep Disorders, Intrinsic
Sleep Wake Disorders
Nervous System Diseases
Mental Disorders
Lentivirus Infections
Retroviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Viral
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Slow Virus Diseases
Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes
Immune System Diseases processed this record on May 22, 2017