Condition category
Mental and Behavioural Disorders
Date applied
06/05/2005
Date assigned
11/05/2005
Last edited
16/08/2011
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Prof Daniel Kripke

ORCID ID

Contact details

9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla
CA
92093-0667
United States of America

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

5 RO1 AG12364-11A1

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

GLRX

Study hypothesis

Bright green light would reduce depression and improve sleep disorders related to circadian rhythm disturbance.

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Not specified

Trial type

Not Specified

Patient information sheet

Condition

Depression and sleep disturbance

Intervention

One hour of bright green light treatment compared to one hour of dim red light treatment given within one hour of waking.

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Mood scales, light recording, and wrist actigraphy

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/02/2004

Overall trial end date

31/01/2005

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Human age 60-79 with no history of mania or diagnosis of bipolar disorder.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

33

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/02/2004

Recruitment end date

31/01/2005

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United States of America

Trial participating centre

9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA
92093-0667
United States of America

Sponsor information

Organisation

National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Aging (NIH, NIA) (USA)

Sponsor details

7201 Wisconsin Ave.
Bethesda
MD
20892
United States of America

Sponsor type

Not defined

Website

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Aging, 5 RO1 AG12364-11A1

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

2005 results on http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16283926

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Loving RT, Kripke DF, Knickerbocker NC, Grandner MA, Bright green light treatment of depression for older adults [ISRCTN69400161]., BMC Psychiatry, 2005, 5, 42, doi: 10.1186/1471-244X-5-42.

Additional files

Editorial Notes