Completed Grants in the Last 5 Years
Triple Vulnerability? Circadian Tendency, Sleep Deprivation and Adolescence
This research tests the hypothesis that eveningness, the tendency to go to sleep late and wake late, is an
important contributor to, and even cause of, vicious cycles that escalate vulnerability and risk among
youth in a RCT comparing an intervention for eveningness with a control intervention.
Role: Co-PI (with Dr. Emily Ozer)
Promoting Sleep to Prevent Substance Use in Adolescence
The goal of this research is to refine and pilot test a universal intervention to prevent and reduce substance use in youth by improving sleep.
Role: Co-PI (with Steve Hinshaw)
From Mechanisms to Treatment of Mental Illness: Translational Research Training
Principal Investigator: Allison Harvey
Co-Investigator: Tania Lombrozo
Learning from CBT: A critical step in behavior change and improved mental health?
Administrative Supplement to Improving depression outcomes by Enhancing Memory for Cognitive Therapy, R34 from NIMH.
Improving Depression Outcome by Enhancing Memory for Cognitive Therapy
This study will determine if substantial improvements to one of the most promising therapies, cognitive therapy (CT), can be achieved by administering a carefully designed procedure to improve memory for the content of CT sessions.
CBT-I for Bipolar Disorder
This study seeks to determine if an intervention to improve sleep can improve treatment outcome for patients with bipolar disorder.
Role: Co-PI and Subaward PI (Co-PI : Charles Morin, Université Laval)
Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Insomnia: Component Analysis and Treatment Mechanisms
The goal of this research is to evaluate the short- and long-term effects of behavior therapy versus cognitive therapy for the treatment of daytime and nighttime impairment in chronic insomnia and to evaluate the effects on psychiatric conditions commonly comorbid with insomnia; namely, the anxiety disorders and unipolar depression.
Role: Co-I and Subaward PI (PI : Greg Clarke, Kaiser, Oregon)
Treatment of Teen Depression & Insomnia to Improve Depression Outcomes
The aim is to (a) develop a new intervention for youth with depression that is comorbid with insomnia and (b) conduct a small, randomized clinical trial to enable a rapid launch of a subsequent multi-site, fully powered RCT funded through a future, separate application.