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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: A patient-focused intervention to promote effective insomnia treatment
Principal Investigator:

Erin A Koffel

Location: Minneapolis, MN
Congressional District Code: 5
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: June 2020 - May 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $53,395
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Background: Cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) is an evidence-based psychotherapy that rapidly produces large improvements in sleep. Guidelines for management of chronic insomnia recommend that all patients receive CBT-I as the initial treatment, however, CBT-I is not routinely offered to patients. Instead, most patients are prescribed sedative-hypnotics that have adverse cognitive and behavioral effects. Evidence is needed to determine if proactive population-based outreach using...

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