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Trial categories: Other

Sponsoring organisation: University of Oxford

THe Effects of SLEEP improvement on Emotion Regulation and processing: randomised controlled trial of digital CBT for insomnia versus sleep hygiene education in participants with comorbid depression and insomnia (The SLEEPER Trial)

Do you have trouble sleeping and low mood?

We are looking for adults aged 25-65 to participate in an online study looking into poor sleep (insomnia) and how it affects mood and emotional wellbeing.

Often, people with insomnia not only have poor sleep, but also experience problematic daytime consequences, such as low mood and trouble managing their emotions. Therefore, the aim of this study is to compare how two treatments, completed by web and mobile, can improve mood and emotional wellbeing as well as poor sleep.

The study is suitable for adults aged 25-65 years who have persistent problems getting to sleep and/or staying asleep, and who are also having some difficulty with their mood and emotions.

The study will require 16 weeks of participation and participants will be compensated for their time after completing some of the assessment points. Payment will be made via Amazon voucher codes (sent via email), for each completed assessment.

You will receive a £10 voucher for completing the 5-week assessment and a £10 voucher for completing the 10-week assessment. You will also receive a £10 voucher for completing the final assessment at 16 weeks. Thus, the maximum payment is £30.

For further information about the study and whether or not this might be suitable for you, please go to:

The SLEEPER Trial: Online Screening Survey

Or contact:

Postal address:

Mr Matthew Reid, Sleep and Circadian Neuroscience Institute
Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences
University of Oxford
Sir William Dunn School of Pathology
South Parks Road