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Sleep Disturbance and Sleep Quality in Women With Fibromyalgia Syndrome

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00482859
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 5, 2007
Last Update Posted : January 22, 2009
Information provided by:
University of Kentucky

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this week long study is to describe sleep and problems with sleep in women diagnosed with Fibromyalgia syndrome.

Condition or disease
Fibromyalgia Syndrome

Detailed Description:

At least 50 women over 18 years of age are invited to volunteer in this study. Sleep quality and problems with sleep will be described using several kinds of measures. Questionnaires on sleep and Fibromyalgia will be completed by the volunteer. In addition, the volunteer will complete a sleep diary for at least 7 days and wear an Actiwatch (a wrist watch like device that measures sleep). At completion of the study, participants will be provided a print out of their sleep obtained from the Actiwatch.

Participants may not be in the study if they work night shift (11 pm - 7 am) or have been diagnosed with a condition called sleep apnea.

Participants need not live in Kentucky to participate in this study.

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 57 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Sleep Disturbance and Sleep Quality in Women With Fibromyalgia Syndrome
Study Start Date : April 2007
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2007
Actual Study Completion Date : April 2008

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Fibromyalgia

Information from the National Library of Medicine

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Women with Fibromyalgia

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Women 18 years old; diagnosed with Fibromyalgia;

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Volunteer works night shift (11PM - 7AM);
  • Volunteer has been diagnosed with sleep apnea.

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To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00482859

Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Kentucky
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Principal Investigator: Suzette L Sewell, RN MSN University of Kentucky
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Responsible Party: Suzette L. Sewell Scheuermann RN, University of Kentucky College of Nursing Identifier: NCT00482859    
Other Study ID Numbers: 07-0188-P2G
First Posted: June 5, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 22, 2009
Last Verified: January 2009
Keywords provided by University of Kentucky:
Fibromyalgia Syndrome
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Myofascial Pain Syndromes
Pathologic Processes
Muscular Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases
Neuromuscular Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Sleep Wake Disorders
Mental Disorders