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Adding Sleep Intervention to Traditional Diet and Exercise Approach to Weight Loss

The goal is to determine if improved sleep will increase/enhance weight loss among overweight adults with insomnia.

Stanford is not currently accepting new patients for this trial. You may want to check to see if other locations are recruiting.



  • behavioral : Weight Loss Regimen and Sleep Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Phase: Phase 2


Ages Eligible For Study:

18 Years - N/A

Inclusion Criteria

- Gender: Both women and men - Age: > or = 18 years - Ethnicity and race: All ethnic and racial backgrounds welcome - The following, which will be measured at the screening clinic visit: - Body Mass Index: 28-40 (kg/m-squared) - Chronic Short Sleep: total sleep time < 6.5 hours, greater than or equal to 4 days per week (determined by 1-week sleep log) for the past 6 months or longer (based on self-report). - Insomnia: sleep latency and/or wake after sleep onset > 30 minutes, greater than or equal to 4 days per week, insomnia severity index > 10, and complaint of at least one negative effect during waking hours (such as fatigue, sleepiness, impaired functioning, mood disturbance) attributed to sleep (as determined by self report). - Eligible sleep disorder: sleep apnea or upper airway resistance syndrome treated by positive airway therapy for > or = 3 months resulting in improved sleep. - Psychiatric disorders that are stable on SSRI, SNRI, or bupropion antidepressant for greater than or equal to 3 months if no anticipated changes in medications to occur during the trial if they are weight stable. - Planning to be available for clinic visits and for the 8 weeks of study participation - Ability and willingness to give written informed consent.

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Contact information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Antonella Dewell
Not Recruiting

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