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BRIEF: Veterans Affairs seeks Gulf War participants for sleep study
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 7/17/2017
July 17--A Veterans Affairs study is seeking Gulf War veterans who have trouble falling or staying asleep for a test of phone-based therapy.
Eligible participants can receive up to $435 compensation. The purpose of the San Francisco-based study is to see whether helping Gulf War veterans sleep better will help with symptoms of other Gulf War illnesses.
The non-medication treatment seeks to change sleeping habits and misconceptions about insomnia. Participation involves a screening interview, self-report questionnaires, eight weekly cognitive behavioral therapy sessions by phone and tracking sleep habits in a diary.
To find out more, contact Nina Alpert at 415-221-4810, ext. 24602, or at email@example.com.
Brian Bowling is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at 724-850-1218, firstname.lastname@example.org or via Twitter @TribBrian.
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