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A Prospective Study of Sleep Health and Suicidal Behavior
Tina Goldstein, Ph.D., Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic
2017 Standard Research Grant
Inside the Research
Question: Among adolescents, do sleep difficulties forewarn risk for suicidal behavior?
Strategy: Using smartphones and actigraphy, 50 adolescents in clinical treatment will monitor sleep and suicidal ideation and behavior for three months. Data will be analyzed using machine learning techniques.
Impact: Assessment and prevention strategies for at-risk teens with sleep difficulties.