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To demonstrate the influence of a herbal preparation containing hypericum, passionflower, and valerian on sleep structure, improvement of attention, and well-being in comparison to placebo.
To demonstrate the influence of the herbal combination preparation Neurapas® balance on the objective sleep structure in comparison with placebo. A further aim was to investigate whether treatment with Neurapas® balance versus placebo brings about an improvement in attention and well-being and whether these changes are related to the improvement in the sleep structure.
1. Does the administration of 3 x 2 Neurapas® balance tablets over a period of three days vs. placebo lead to an improvement in continuity of sleep?
2. Does the administration of 3 x 2 Neurapas® balance tablets over a period of three days vs. placebo lead to an improvement in sleep architecture, especially an increase in deep sleep?
3. Does the administration of 3 x 2 Neurapas® balance tablets over a period of three days vs. placebo lead to an improvement in morning attentional performance?
4. Does the administration of 3 x 2 Neurapas® balance tablets over a period of three days vs. placebo lead to an improvement in morning well-being?
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Neurapas® balance (Herbal product (Hypericum, Passionflower, Valerian)), film-coated sugar-pill
Phillipps University, Clinic for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
Pascoe Pharmazeutische Praeparate GmbH
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:18:35-0400
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