Do You Have Trouble Sleeping? Join Our Study!
Duke University is partnering with individuals who have experienced a traumatic event and have been diagnosed with PTSD to participate in a research study.
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Research Conducted in Durham, NC
Compensation Provided
Have trouble sleeping
Experienced a traumatic event & pTSD diagnosis
40 - 59 Years Old
Fast Facts

About Our Research Study
How does insomnia affect heart health in individuals who have experienced a traumatic event and have been diagnosed with PTSD? We’d like to find out with your help.
We're interested in seeing if treatment for insomnia can change things like your blood pressure. Our long-term goal is to find better preventative and therapeutic strategies that can be developed for individuals living with insomnia and PTSD. Impaired sleep is a hallmark symptom of PTSD, with insomnia reported by as many as 90% of patients.

Join our study and further insomnia and PTSD research. Compensation provided.
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Additional Information
Why is this study being done?
Our long-term goal is to understand how PTSD increases risk of CVD morbidity and mortality so that preventative and therapeutic strategies can be developed.
Is this study for me?
You may qualify for this study if you meet the following criteria.

Key Criteria:
  • You are between 40 and 59 years old
  • You have been diagnosed with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD);
  • You have trouble sleeping
What will happen if I participate in the study?
Our research study consists of:

  • Up to 18 study visits
  • Blood pressure monitoring, blood testing, and an ultrasound
  • Up to eight sessions of treatment for insomnia
Will I be paid for being in this research study?
You will be compensated for your participation in this research study.
Will it cost me anything to participate in this study?
There will be no charge to you for to participate in this research program.