Are you the parent of a teen ages 13-15? If so, you and your child may be eligible to participate in a study to help researchers test a sleep program intended to help teens improve their sleep. Includes watching a 2-minute video about sleep, completing computer tasks, sleep diaries, setting sleep goals, and meeting with a clinician to discuss sleep. Compensation is provided.
IRB:STUDY19080033B - Targeted Approaches for Promoting Adolescent Sleep
MEET THE RESEARCHER
Jessica C. Levenson, Phd, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Levenson's research interests focus on designing and evaluating interventions for adolescents that enhance sleep health specifically to promote mental and physical health broadly. She uses qualitative and quantitative approaches to developing stakeholder-informed interventions that are likely to be effective, adopted, and implemented. Dr. Levenson's work also explores the role of disturbed sleep in the onset and course of depression and bipolar disorder. Dr. Levenson is a licensed clinical psychologist who works with adolescents and adults. Her clinical interests focus primarily on the treatment of mood disorders and sleep disorders.