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The study aims to evaluate a psychological intervention for individuals who suffer from sleep disturbance and bipolar disorder. We are hoping that this treatment will: (1) improve the quality of life of individuals with bipolar disorder who are suffering from sleep disturbance and (2) reduce the risk of, or help prevent, episodes.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Subject), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia, Bipolar education
University of California at Berkeley
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:18:41-0400
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