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    bullet point  SFeRe Study for Veterans and Civilians
     
     
    Research has shown that sleep disruption may contribute to poor psychological health following a traumatic experience.

    This study seeks to examine how short term sleep loss affects emotional processing in healthy individuals who may or may not have served in the military. The study also considers factors such as genetic influences and past experiences. Understanding how sleep loss affects emotional processing in the brain will help researchers better understand the mechanisms that may contribute to disorders such as Posttraumatic Stress, depression, and addiction. This may enable researchers to find effective preventative and treatment interventions.

    We are looking for men and women who:
    Are veterans or civilians
    Are 18-30 years old
    Are right handed
    Have good physical and psychological health
    Have good sleep
    Are not pregnant or breastfeeding

    To learn more, please contact Jay Ver at verfj@upmc.edu or (412) 383-2159 or text sleepwell to (412) 999-2758, or visit www.veteranssleep.pitt.edu
     
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