Investigating Circadian Rhythms in Youth With Persistent Tic Disorders

Status: Enrolling by invitation
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Intervention Type: Other
Study Type: Interventional
Study Phase: Not Applicable
SUMMARY

This study examines circadian rhythms and morningness-eveningness preference in youth with Persistent Tic Disorders (PTDs), including Tourette's Disorder (TD); and assesses the effects of wearable short wavelength light therapy on circadian rhythms and tic symptoms.

Eligibility
Participation Requirements
Sex: All
Minimum Age: 13
Maximum Age: 17
Healthy Volunteers: No
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• DSM-5 diagnosis of Tourette's Disorder, Persistent Motor Tic Disorder, or Persistent Vocal Tic Disorder

• Yale Global Tic Severity Scale Score ≥ 14 for Tourette's Disorder or ≥ 10 for Persistent Motor Tic Disorder or Persistent Vocal Tic Disorder

• fluency in English

Locations
United States
California
Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Time Frame
Start Date: January 18, 2018
Estimated Completion Date: August 2023
Participants
Target number of participants: 35
Treatments
Other: Wearable short wavelength light therapy
Wearable short wavelength light therapy
Authors
Emily J Ricketts
Sponsors
Leads: University of California, Los Angeles
Collaborators: National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

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