Bright Light Therapy for Treatment of Sleep Problems Following Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

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    University of Arizona
Updated on 8 November 2020


Bright Light Therapy for Treatment of Sleep Problems Following Mild Traumatic Brain Injury


The study aims to understand the effectiveness of a six-week course of light exposure on cognitive functioning, mood, activity, and sleep in people that have suffered a mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) or "concussion." The entire study lasts 13 weeks with only 4 visits to Banner UMC and includes six weeks of daily light exposure using a portable light device each morning at home.

Condition Insomnia, Traumatic Brain Injury
Clinical Study IdentifierTX145566
SponsorUniversity of Arizona
Last Modified on8 November 2020


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Inclusion Criteria

Age range between 18 and 50
Subjects must be right handed
The primary language of the subjects must be English
Subjects have experienced a "concussion" or mTBI within the preceding 18 months, but no sooner that 4 weeks prior to their screening. The occurrence of a concussion or mTBI must be documented by a medical report or other professional witness documentation
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