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What is this project about?

We are interested in understanding how we can best treat sleep problems in people who have experienced a traumatic brain injury (TBI). This study will test the effects of two different types of treatment on your TBI-related sleep troubles. You may be assigned at random to one of these two treatments. 

This study is approved by the Johns Hopkins Institutional Review Board (IRB00062258). The principal investigator for this project is Luis F. Buenaver, PhD

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Am I eligible to participate?

We are looking for volunteers who are between the ages of 18-65, sustained a TBI in within the last 5 years, and have trouble sleeping. Take our screener here to find out if you might be eligible for this study!

What will I be asked to do for this study?

This study takes place at the JH Bayview Medical Campus. Your participation in this study will involve: (1) completing interviews and questionnaires, (2) wearing an activity-monitoring device, (3) completing an at-home sleep study, and (4) coming into the lab for additional study sessions. The expected time from the start to the end of your participation in this study is 18 weeks.

Will I be compensated for my time in this study?

Yes. You will earn $25 for completing the initial study screening session and can earn up to $300 for completing the remainder of the study. We will also reimburse you for parking that the Bayview Medical Campus. 

How can I find out more information?

Please contact Brook Fulton for more information at 410-550-5704 or

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