Insomnia | The Effect of Family History on Insomnia During Sobriety in Alcoholics
Insomnia research study
What is the primary objective of this study?
The investigators intend to assess the following: - the efficacy of CBTi in treating insomnia during recovery, - does a family history of alcoholism moderate the insomnia symptoms, - does an improvement in insomnia lead to a decrease in impulsivity.
Who is eligible to participate?
Inclusion Criteria: 1. Presence of insomnia currently 2. DSM IV diagnosis of alcohol dependence within the past year 3. Not in acute alcohol withdrawal and within a year of sobriety from alcoholism 4. Patients with moderate-severe sleep apnea compliant on their PAP device 5. Can speak, understand and print in English. 6. Is capable of giving written informed consent. Exclusion Criteria: 1. Dependence on psychoactive substance (excluding alcohol, nicotine and cannabis) in the past 12 months, or evidence of chronic opiate use. 2. Unstable/serious psychiatric condition e.g. schizophrenia, bipolar disorder. 3. Unstable or serious medical/neurologic illness 4. Severe cognitive impairment 5. Untreated moderate - severe obstructive sleep apnea
Which medical condition, disease, disorder, syndrome, illness, or injury is researched?
Interventions can include giving participants drugs, medical devices, procedures, vaccines, and other products that are either investigational or already available or noninvasive approaches such as surveys, education, and interviews.
Behavioral:Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I)Behavioral management of insomnia
Research studies and clinical trials typically have two or more research arms. An arm is a group of people who receive the same treatment in the study.
CBT-ICognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia
Monitor Only (M.O.)
Start Date: June 2012
Completed Date: July 2016
Primary Outcome: Insomnia Severity Index total score
Secondary Outcome: Time Line Follow Back measure
Study sponsors, principal investigator, and references
Principal Investigator: Subhajit Chakravorty, M.D.
Lead Sponsor: Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center