Need More Shut Eye? New Online Study to Help People with Insomnia (UVA Today)

March 1, 2007 by sa4fa@virginia.edu

If you are among the 30 percent of Americans who report having insomnia, a new Internet intervention may one day help you get better quality sleep.
Developed at the University of Virginia Health System, Sleep Healthy Using the Internet or “SHUTi,” is an online program designed to help people who have problems falling
asleep, staying asleep, or waking too early. A new UVa study, funded by the National Institutes of Health, will measure the effectiveness of SHUTi and study coordinators are
now looking for volunteers to participate. If proven effective, adults could one day have a new alternative to help them get better sleep.

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