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ACTIVE STUDY: Family Stress and Sleep Study

Approval Status: Approved
Number: 66
Submission Date September 26, 2022
Is this study IRB-Approved? Yes
Date of NEXT IRB Review: 09/26/2022
Full Study Name: Family Stress and Sleep Study
Short Study Name: Family Stress and Sleep
College / Affiliation College of Health Sciences, College of Health Sciences
Relevant Research Categories
Location of Study: University of Delaware STAR Campus, 540 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19713
Description of Study:

This study aims to learn about how family stress affects sleep in caregivers and their toddlers over 2-weeks.

Will participants be compensated for participation?
Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria:

1. Men and women aged 18 and up who have a toddler aged 12-47 months old (1-3 years).
2. Adult participants much be the child’s primary caregiver.
3. Adult and child must not be diagnosed with a sleep disorder or use sleep medications (prescription, over-the-counter or herbal).
4. Adults must live in the same household as the toddler at least 4 nights/week.
5. Adult must not be pregnant.
6. Family must be eligible for federal funding (e.g., WIC or SNAP benefits, free lunch program).
7. Participants must be able to attend 2 study visits at UD STAR Tower or virtually on Zoom, and complete study protocol over approximately 14 days.

“How to Apply” Description:

Complete the questionnaire at the website below to see if you are eligible to participate and set up a phone call with the study coordinator, Destiny.

How to Apply Link:
How to Apply Email:
Contact Name: Destiny
Contact Last Covington
Contact Email:
Phone: 3028948229
PI Name: Lauren
PI Last Covington
PI Email: