The purpose of the study is to compare wearable and home sensor devices to the costly, but Gold standard method used today to assess and measure sleep patterns in people with PTSD and insomnia.
Is this study for me?
You may qualify for this study if you meet the following criteria.
Are 18 - 85 years
Have a diagnosis of PTSD and Insomnia Disorder
Are able to sleep in the sleep lab for 2 nights
Don't have suicidal thoughts and have not attempted suicide in the past 6 months
Are not able to withhold from caffeine intake or smoking 4-6 hours prior to a sleep lab visit
Do not have a current diagnosis of moderate or severe substance abuse
What will happen if I participate in the study?
Individuals who meet all eligibility criteria will be scheduled for two overnight stays at the Penn Sleep Center. During the course of the night, you will be asked to complete questionnaires that will take about 5 minutes.
A trained technician will set up all of the device sensors that will be worn overnight.
Will I be paid for being in this research study?
Individuals will be compensated $30 for the screening visit, $20 for completing the daily sleep diary, and $100 for each overnight sleep study, for a total of up to $250.
Will it cost me anything to participate in this study?
There is no cost for you to participate in this study.