“Safety and Efficacy of Chronic Hypnotic Use 2”
This proposal will assess risks for transition from therapeutic hypnotic use to abuse in people with insomnia. The investigators will study a hypothesized at-risk sub-population, insomniacs with hyperarousal, and compare two hypnotics, a drug with mood effects, eszopiclone, versus one without mood effects, zolpidem.
Drug - placebo
Drug - Zolpidem CR
Drug - Eszopiclone
Risks for Transition From Therapeutic Hypnotic Use to Abuse