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Circadian Regulation of Sleep in Habitual Short Sleepers and Long Sleepers

Launched by NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH (NIMH) · Dec 9, 2002

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Trial Information

Current as of May 26, 2024

Completed

Keywords

Biochemical Screening Body Temperature Consent Form Eeg Ekg Melatonin Mood Physical Examination Psychiatric Examination Sleep Duration Sleep Disorders

Description

Habitual sleep duration varies greatly among individuals. The biological meaning of this variation is unknown. The present project proposes that differences in habitual sleep duration are associated with differences in the output of the endogenous circadian pacemaker, which programs the 'internal biological night'. The protocol hypothesizes that the duration of the internal biological night as defined by the nocturnal intervals of detectable plasma melatonin levels, low body temperature, low EEG activity in the high-frequency alpha band, increasing sleepiness and increasing plasma cortisol ...

Gender

All

Eligibility criteria

  • Sleep greater than or equal to 9 hours almost every night.
  • Sleep less than or equal to 6 hours almost every night.
  • Between ages 20-30.
  • No medications, history of psychiatric illness, history of head injury.
  • No sleep disturbances.

Attachments

readout_NCT00001546_2024-05-26.pdf

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NCT00001546_study_protocol.pdf

4.5 MB

About company

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID, /ˈnaɪ.æd/) is one of the 27 institutes and centers that make up the National Institutes of Health (NIH), an agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). NIAID's mission is to conduct basic and applied research to better understand, treat, and prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases.

Contacts

JC

Jennifer Cobb

Immunology at National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

Locations

Bethesda, Maryland, United States

People applied

Timeline

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