Do you work in a pediatric primary care office? You may be eligible for a research study developing an intervention to help adolescents get more sleep. Compensation is provided.
The purpose of the study is to learn about how we can adapt an existing sleep promotion program to be suitable for adolescents with depression, to be delivered in the primary care setting. We would like you to provide your thoughts on these topics.
COULD THIS STUDY BE RIGHT FOR YOU?
- Are ages 18 and older
- Live in the Pittsburgh area
- Are pediatric primary care providers
- Work in a pediatric primary care office
WHAT PARTICIPANTS CAN EXPECT
Participation will include a 30-minute, one-on-one interview with our team. We will first provide you with some information about our existing program and then we will ask for your feedback on how we can improve it. We may also ask you to test out some of the smartphone features of our program on your smartphone.
IRB: STUDY23010208C- A Sleep Promotion Program for Depressed Adolescents in Pediatric Primary Care: Qualitative
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 develop 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.