Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation (CES) in Soldiers with Insomnia: A Pilot Study
Technical Report,01 Aug 2011,31 Mar 2016
Landstuhl Regional Medical Center APO AE United States
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Purpose 1. Test feasibility and acceptability of Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation CES for insomnia. 2. Evaluate extent of change in pre- and post-treatment sleep measures. Design A double-blind randomized controlled, parallel design to compare the effect of CES to Sham. Methods Subjects received 10 intervention sessions over a 2-week period randomized to Active CES or Sham treatment and completed 1-month follow-up surveys. Subjects completed questionnaires at baseline, immediately after treatment, and one month after treatment. Sleep diaries were recorded for 1 week prior to intervention, concurrently during the 2 weeks of intervention, and for 1 week at the 1-month follow-up.