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Sleep to lower elevated blood pressure: a randomized controlled trial (SLEPT)

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Impaired sleep quality is common and associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), thought to be mediated through adverse effects on established vascular risk factors, particularly hypertension. We determined if a web-delivered sleep intervention (sleep-hygiene education, stimulus control, and cognitive behavioral therapy) reduces blood pressure compared to vascular risk factor education (standard care) alone.Phase II randomized, blinded, controlled trial of 134 participa...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/ajh/hpw132

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St Edmund Hall
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Grant:
HRB Health Research Award/HRA POR/2012/126
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
American Journal of Hypertension Journal website
Volume:
30
Issue:
3
Pages:
319-327
Publication date:
2017-03-01
Acceptance date:
2017-10-05
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EISSN:
1941-7225
ISSN:
0895-7061
Pubs id:
pubs:689443
URN:
uri:b37dcc17-fe3d-4441-a84d-6c633a7d6de1
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uuid:b37dcc17-fe3d-4441-a84d-6c633a7d6de1
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pubs:689443

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