Sleep Restriction for Sleep

University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Sleep+1 More ConditionsSleep Restriction - Behavioral
18 - 64
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial will test how sleep deprivation affects a person's ability to discriminate, as well as their cardiovascular health. The study will specifically focus on African Americans to see how they are affected.

Eligible Conditions
  • Sleep
  • High Blood Pressure

Treatment Effectiveness

Phase-Based Effectiveness

1 of 3

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 5 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Baseline to Post-rejection task, anticipated average of 42 minutes

Baseline to Post-rejection task, anticipated average of 42 minutes
Change in heart rate variability (HRV) in response to rejection task
Change in pre-ejection period (PEP) in response to rejection task
Baseline to post final rejection (cooperative task) an average of 32 minutes
Change in blood pressure post-rejection
Hour 13
Change in affect
Hour 13
Hour 13
Trust (of outgroup partner)

Trial Safety

Awards & Highlights

No Placebo Group
All patients enrolled in this trial will receive the new treatment.

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Normal Sleep
1 of 2
Total Sleep Restriction
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

80 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Sleep Restriction · No Placebo Group · N/A

Total Sleep Restriction
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Sleep Restriction · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Normal SleepNoIntervention Group · 1 Intervention: Normal Sleep · Intervention Types:
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Sleep Restriction

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: baseline to post-rejection task, anticipated average of 42 minutes

Who is running the clinical trial?

University of California, San FranciscoLead Sponsor
2,346 Previous Clinical Trials
11,782,632 Total Patients Enrolled
6 Trials studying Sleep
462 Patients Enrolled for Sleep
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)NIH
3,672 Previous Clinical Trials
47,133,262 Total Patients Enrolled
30 Trials studying Sleep
57,060 Patients Enrolled for Sleep
Aric A Prather, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorUniversity of California, San Francisco
2 Previous Clinical Trials
1,618 Total Patients Enrolled
1 Trials studying Sleep
160 Patients Enrolled for Sleep

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18 - 64 · All Participants · 1 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You identify yourself as African American or Black.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the maximum patient capacity for this trial?

"Affirmative. Based on the listed information hosted on, this medical study is actively recruiting participants. This trial was first posted June 1st 2021 and last modified July 28th 2022 - with a goal to recruit 80 people from one site." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Is this research open to participants of a more senior age demographic?

"As stated in the criteria, this study only recruits patients aged 18 to 64. Those who are below or above these age brackets have 36 and 168 trials respectively to choose from." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

What specific criteria must be met in order to qualify for this medical experiment?

"Eligibility for this medical study requires that participants must be of nocturnal disposition and between the ages 18 to 64. In total, 80 applicants will be accepted." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Are there still vacancies in this trial that prospective participants can take advantage of?

"In accordance with, this medical trial is actively seeking applicants. It was initially posted on June 1st 2021 and it has been recently updated on July 28th 2022." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer
Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.