Research studies about sleep
Find out about volunteering in a research study to help with sleep. By volunteering to take part in a research study you can help to advance knowledge about mental health, and with some studies you may even be able to access treatments, apps or e-health tools that are not yet widely available.
Chief Investigator: Dr Aliza Werner-Seidler
Many teenagers experience difficulties falling or staying asleep. Most get less than the recommended 8-10 hours of sleep each night. We are currently trialing the Sleep Ninja app developed by the Black Dog Institute to find out if a mobile phone app can help improve sleep in young people.
Personalised relaxation to improve sleep for patients with depression
Chief Investigator: Associate Professor Ute Vollmer-Conna
We are looking for participants with a current diagnosis of depression and who are also experiencing sleep difficulties (e.g. unrefreshing sleep). By participating in this study you may help researchers to better understand the factors contributing to poor sleep quality and everyday functioning in individuals with depression.