Active Intervention for Sleep Disorder

ALbany County Nursing Home, Albany, NY
Sleep Disorder+1 More ConditionsTailored Active intervention - Other
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial shows that tailored light treatment can improve sleep, reduce depression and reduce agitation in people with Alzheimer's disease and related dementia.

Eligible Conditions
  • Dementia
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Depression

Treatment Effectiveness

Phase-Based Effectiveness

1 of 3

Study Objectives

3 Primary · 3 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Change from Baseline (week 0) and intervention (week 4)

Week 4
Activity of Daily Living
Light/dark patterns
Sleep Disturbance

Trial Safety

Phase-Based Safety

1 of 3

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Active Intervention
1 of 2
Inactive intervention
1 of 2

Active Control

Non-Treatment Group

45 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Active Intervention · Has Placebo Group · N/A

Inactive intervention
PlaceboComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Inactive intervention · Intervention Types: Other
Active Intervention
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Tailored Active intervention · Intervention Types: Other

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: change from baseline (week 0) and intervention (week 4)

Who is running the clinical trial?

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount SinaiLead Sponsor
798 Previous Clinical Trials
509,503 Total Patients Enrolled
National Institute on Aging (NIA)NIH
1,487 Previous Clinical Trials
5,129,262 Total Patients Enrolled
Mariana G Figueiro, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorIcahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
2 Previous Clinical Trials
76 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 65+ · All Participants · 1 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You have mild to moderate dementia, as measured by a clinical rating scale called CDR.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the enrollment capacity of this experiment?

"Affirmative. Evidence found on indicates that this investigation, which was initially published on January 1st 2020, is currently enrolling volunteers. 45 individuals need to be recruited from 5 different sites." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Is this trial still recruiting participants?

"Affirmative. According to the information available on, this medical experiment is now open for enrolment and was initially posted in 2020. The trial necessitates 45 participants from 5 distinct sites, with its most recent update taking place at the end of 2022." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

How many locales are hosting this clinical trial?

"Five trial sites are enrolling patients for this clinical study, with Hawthorne Ridge in East Greenbush, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in Troy and Teresian House in New York all participating. Additionally, there are another 5 medical centres actively recruiting participants." - 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.