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Lay Description

This purpose of this study is see if people with ADHD have problems keeping their sleep and daytime activity in a regular pattern.  We wish to see if adults aged 18-25 years tend to be more active in the evening and then have problems falling asleep.  We are looking for both people with ADHD and people age 18-24 who do not have ADHD to serve as a control group.  Volunteers will have a one hour assessment, then were a special watch that measures sleep and activity for one week.  Volunteers will be paid $100 if they complete the study.  Volunteers cannot be on any psychiatric medication during the study


  • Behaviors and Mental Disorders
  • Nervous System
IRB Number
NCT Number
ct.gov registration not required
Open to Enrollment


Eligible Ages
18 - 24
Eligible Genders
Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion Criteria

Must be enrolled in a four year college

Exclusion Criteria

Using illegal drugs, on psychiatric medication at time of study

Study Design

Study Contact

Regulatory Point of Contact
Steven Pliszka
(210) 567-5391

Local Recruitment Point of Contact
Steven Pliszka
(210) 567-5391

Principal Investigator
Steven Pliszka