8-Days in an Isolation, Confinement Unit for Resilience

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PAResilience+3 More8-Days in an Isolation, Confinement Unit - Behavioral
30 - 55
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial looks at how well people adapt to living in a isolated, controlled environment. It will look at how work, monotony, social and physical isolation affects people's stress resiliency and well-being.

Eligible Conditions
  • Resilience
  • Depression
  • Performance Anxiety
  • Stress

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 7 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Days 2, 4, 6, 8

Days 1 and 8
Brain Function
Brain Structure
Days 1-8
Sleep Timing and Duration
Day 2
Biomarker-Response to Stress
Heart Rate Monitoring
Days 2-8
Cognitive Performance

Trial Safety

Trial Design

1 Treatment Group

8-Days in an Isolation, Confinement Unit
1 of 1

Experimental Treatment

40 Total Participants · 1 Treatment Group

Primary Treatment: 8-Days in an Isolation, Confinement Unit · No Placebo Group · N/A

8-Days in an Isolation, Confinement Unit
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: 8-Days in an Isolation, Confinement Unit · Intervention Types: Behavioral

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: days 2, 4, 6, 8

Who is running the clinical trial?

University of PennsylvaniaLead Sponsor
1,869 Previous Clinical Trials
41,146,362 Total Patients Enrolled
University of PittsburghOTHER
1,634 Previous Clinical Trials
16,307,825 Total Patients Enrolled
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)FED
19 Previous Clinical Trials
1,530 Total Patients Enrolled
David Dinges, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorUniversity of Pennsylvania
1 Previous Clinical Trials
34 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 30 - 55 · All Participants · 5 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You weigh less than 300 pounds.
You do not have any mental health conditions that would prevent you from taking part in the study.

Frequently Asked Questions

How many volunteers have enrolled in this experiment?

"Affirmative. The clinical trial's listing on the website, which was initially posted in February of 2019 and most recently modified at the end of January 2022, indicates that it is actively seeking out 40 individuals from a single site to participate." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Is there still an opportunity to take part in this investigation?

"Affirmative. The clinical trial website confirms that recruitment is underway for this study, which was published on February 22nd 2019 and amended most recently in January 26th 2022. Forty people are needed to complete enrolment at a single medical centre." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Is enrollment limited to participants under the age of 85?

"The age criteria for this trial restricts participants to individuals between 30 and 55 years old." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Who meets the criteria to enroll in this medical trial?

"Prospective trialists must satisfy the criteria of being between 30 to 55 years old, experiencing stress and psychological difficulties in order to be accepted. Approximately 40 participants are needed for this clinical experiment." - 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.