A Study of the Effect of Dogs in the Bedroom on Human Sleep
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Describes the nature of a clinical study. Types include:
- Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
- Interventional study (clinical trial) — studies new tests, treatments, drugs, surgical procedures or devices.
- Medical records research — uses historical information collected from medical records of large groups of people to study how diseases progress and which treatments and surgeries work best.
- Scottsdale/Phoenix, Arizona: 15-004242
Sponsor Protocol Number: 15-004242
About this study
The purpose of this study is to assess with objective data if the presence of a dog in the bedroom disturbs their human's sleep.
Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.
- Age 18 and over
- Dog owners whose dog sleeps in the bedroom
- Equal number of participants with one dog that sleeps in their bedroom and greater than one dog that sleeps in their bedroom
- Dog owners with a diagnosed sleep disorder
- Have a dog less than 6 months old
- Have a dog routinely requiring care at night (medication administration, seizures etc)
Participating Mayo Clinic locations
Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.
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Mayo Clinic principal investigator
Lois Krahn, M.D.
Closed for enrollment
Publications are currently not available
Study Results Summary
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Supplemental Study Information
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