Sleep-Wake Disorders Feature Archive
The association between sleep disturbance and inflammation provides support for the possible etiopathogenic role of chronobiological disturbances.
Sleep dysfunction may be a symptom of mental disorders and should be targeted for treatment by clinicians.
Slow wave sleep in hypnosis-suggestible females almost doubled after hearing a hypnotic suggestion.
Promoting sleep hygiene should be the first line of treatment before considering medication for sleep.
As the U.S. population ages, clinicians can expect more geriatric patients seeking evaluation and treatment for sleep disorders.
About 50% to 70% of patients diagnosed with anxiety report having difficulty sleeping.
Lemon balm, known for its calmative effects, is frequently recommended for patients with insomnia, anxiety, and other nervous system-related conditions.
Sign Up for Free e-newsletters
Psychiatry Advisor Articles
- Correctional Psychiatry: Challenges and Rewards
- Color Vision Impairment in Schizophrenia May Be Due to Medication
- Sleep Disorders Linked to Nonaffective Psychosis in Young Adults
- Lithium May Treat Children With Bipolar Disorder, but Pediatric Studies Are Lacking
- Improvement in Guidelines for Monitoring Patients Receiving Lithium Essential
- The Opioid System: The Foundation for Social Risk and Reward
- Nomophobia: The Modern-Day Pathology
- Is Mandatory Reporting of Child Maltreatment in the Best Interests of the Child?
- Those Left Behind: Working With Suicide-Bereaved Families
- Emerging Theories in the Pathophysiology of MDD: Could the Opioid System Be Involved?
- Associations Among Gender Nonconformity, Mental Distress, and Substance Use Among High School Students
- Digital Cognitive Therapy Eases Daytime Effects of Insomnia
- Predicting Poststroke Depression: Biomarkers and Beyond
- Sexual Harassment, Assault Tied to Women's Health Issues
- Daily Drinking Associated With Increased Mortality Risk