Sleep Extension Intervention for Quality of Life

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Quality of Life+5 More ConditionsSleep Extension - Behavioral
18 - 50
All Sexes

Study Summary

This trial will study how increased nighttime sleep can reduce obesity, improve wellbeing, and lower blood pressure. #sleepbetter #weightloss

Eligible Conditions
  • Quality of Life
  • Eating Disorders
  • Sleep
  • Obesity
  • High Blood Pressure

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

2 Primary · 2 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Baseline to Week 16 of the intervention

Week 16
Change in nighttime sleep duration
Change in weight
Percentage of intervention session attendance
Percentage of participants who complete the study

Trial Safety

Awards & Highlights

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

Trial Design

1 Treatment Group

Sleep Extension Intervention
1 of 1

Experimental Treatment

1 Treatment Group

Primary Treatment: Sleep Extension Intervention · No Placebo Group · N/A

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

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: baseline to week 16 of the intervention

Who is running the clinical trial?

University of PennsylvaniaLead Sponsor
1,899 Previous Clinical Trials
41,218,093 Total Patients Enrolled
Kelly C Allison, Ph.D.Principal InvestigatorUniversity of Pennsylvania
Philip Gehrman, Ph.D.Principal InvestigatorUniversity of Pennsylvania

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18 - 50 · All Participants · 3 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You usually sleep less than 6.5 hours per night for at least 5 nights every week.
You must have had consistent sleep patterns for the last 6 months.
People of any gender can participate.

Who else is applying?

What state do they live in?
What site did they apply to?
University of Pennsylvania100.0%
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Met criteria100.0%
How many prior treatments have patients received?
Why did patients apply to this trial?
  • "just looking for help"

Frequently Asked Questions

Are individuals of advanced age being considered for this research project?

"The investigators of this research initiative are searching for study participants who are over the age of majority, yet younger than 50." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Are there any specific qualifications needed to take part in this clinical experiment?

"The requirements for entry into this trial are obesity and being between 18-50 years old. Currently, the study is looking to recruit approximately 10 participants." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Are there available slots for participants in this experiment?

"Evidenced on, this trial is still open to applicants and was initially posted on February 7th 2023 with the most recent update coming a month later." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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What is the maximum capacity of individuals that can participate in this research?

"Affirmative, the trial is actively recruiting participants. The webpage on was first posted on February 7th 2023 and its most recent revision occurred March 7th 2023. 10 patients are required to be enrolled from a single medical centre." - 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.