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Featured Studies

Featured studies include only those currently recruiting participants. Studies with the most recent start date appear first.

Investigating Circadian Rhythms in Youth With Persistent Tic Disorders

Study Type: Interventional
Start Date: January 18, 2018
Location: Los Angeles, California
Eligibility: Ages 13–17, Does Not Accept Healthy Volunteers

This study examines circadian rhythms and morningness-eveningness preference in youth with Persistent Tic Disorders (PTDs), including Tourette's Disorder (TD); and assesses the effects of wearable short wavelength light therapy on circadian rhythms and tic symptoms.

Sleep Dysfunction and Neurocognitive Outcomes in Adolescent ADHD

Study Type: Observational
Start Date: August 31, 2016
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Eligibility: Ages 13–17, Accepts Healthy Volunteers

This study seeks to characterize sleep physiology in adolescents with and without Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and its relationship to differential neurocognitive and clinical outcomes within these groups.

A Sleep-Oriented Intervention for Suicidal Behaviors

Study Type: Interventional
Start Date: May 31, 2013
Location: Stanford, California
Eligibility: Ages 18 and Older, Accepts Healthy Volunteers

An open-label trial to investigate the use of a behavioral insomnia treatment for suicidal ideation.