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Assessing Beliefs and Treating Insomnia and Chronic Pain

Assessing Beliefs and Treating Insomnia and Chronic Pain

The Pain-Related Beliefs and Attitudes about Sleep (PBAS) scale offers a tool to assess the interaction between sleep, insomnia and chronic pain.

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Sleep Apnea Rarely Investigated in Older Adults

Sleep Apnea Rarely Investigated in Older Adults

A high risk for OSA is common among older adults but is seldom investigated, though when it is investigated, it is almost always confirmed.

Review Examines the Effectiveness of Antidepressants for Insomnia

Review Examines the Effectiveness of Antidepressants for Insomnia

Despite the widespread use of antidepressants for treating insomnia, the evidence for their effectiveness remains limited.

Nightmares in Military Personnel Frequently Comorbid With Mental Health Disorders

Nightmares in Military Personnel Frequently Comorbid With Mental Health Disorders

Nightmares are frequently comorbid with other sleep and mental health disorders in US military personnel.

Depression, Vasomotor Symptoms Tied to Poor Sleep in Menopause

Depression, Vasomotor Symptoms Tied to Poor Sleep in Menopause

Risk factors for poor sleep in menopause include depression and vasomotor symptoms.

Association Between PTSD, Pain Intensity Mediated by Sleep Quality in Pediatric Patients

Association Between PTSD, Pain Intensity Mediated by Sleep Quality in Pediatric Patients

For pediatric patients with chronic pain, PTSD symptoms may be linked with higher levels of pain intensity.

Safely Improving Sleep Bruxism With Onabotulinum Toxin-A

Safely Improving Sleep Bruxism With Onabotulinum Toxin-A

Sleep bruxism may be improved with onabotulinum toxin-A injections.

Amber Lenses Before Bed Improve Insomnia Symptoms

Amber Lenses Before Bed Improve Insomnia Symptoms

Wearing amber lenses rather than clear lenses for 2 hours before bedtime was associated with improved sleep for individuals with insomnia symptoms.

Sleep Disruption May Lead to Increased Beta Amyloid Production

Sleep Disruption May Lead to Increased Beta Amyloid Production

Disrupted sleep is linked to an increase in amyloid-β production in adults.

Sleep Disturbance in Pediatric Patients With Headache-Related Disorder

Sleep Disturbance in Pediatric Patients With Headache-Related Disorder

There are more sleep disturbances in children with NDPH than in children with tension-type headache.

AASM Publishes New Statement on Home Sleep Apnea Testing

AASM Publishes New Statement on Home Sleep Apnea Testing

Home sleep apnea tests are used to help diagnose obstructive sleep apnea in adults.

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