Sleep-Wake Disorders

Digital Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Effective for Individuals With Insomnia

Digital Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Effective for Individuals With Insomnia

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This research supports the legitimacy of digital cognitive behavioral therapy as a treatment method for individuals with insomnia.

Digital Cognitive Therapy Eases Daytime Effects of Insomnia

Digital Cognitive Therapy Eases Daytime Effects of Insomnia

Digital cognitive behavioral therapy is effective in improving functional health, psychological well-being, and sleep-related quality of life in people reporting insomnia.

Circadian Clock Genes Associated With Alcohol Dependence in Men

Circadian Clock Genes Associated With Alcohol Dependence in Men

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Researchers confirmed the existence of a direct link between clock genes and 2 comorbid diseases, as well as the genetic predisposition for alcohol abuse.

Symptoms of Sleep Disorders Prevalent in Psychiatric Illnesses

Symptoms of Sleep Disorders Prevalent in Psychiatric Illnesses

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The authors argue that identifying and treating sleep disorders during early stages may have a positive impact on outcomes in psychiatric patients.

Teen Smoke Exposure Tied to Increase in Related Symptoms

Teen Smoke Exposure Tied to Increase in Related Symptoms

Non-smoking adolescents with tobacco smoke exposure have increased risk for TSE-related symptoms.

Fatigue a Potential Indicator of Overlapping Sleep Apnea and COPD

Fatigue a Potential Indicator of Overlapping Sleep Apnea and COPD

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On the basis of these findings, researchers recommended that "[f]atigue should be evaluated whenever there is clinical suspicion of overlap syndrome."

Sleep Apnea Linked to Changes in the Brain in Older Adults

Sleep Apnea Linked to Changes in the Brain in Older Adults

Obstructive sleep apnea is associated with changes to the structure of the brain that are seen in the early stages of dementia.

Good Sleep Tied to Better Cardiometabolic Health in Youths

Good Sleep Tied to Better Cardiometabolic Health in Youths

Longer sleep duration and higher sleep efficiency are associated with a more favorable cardiometabolic profile in early adolescence.

Acute Insomnia Found to Be Common Among Good Sleepers

Acute Insomnia Found to Be Common Among Good Sleepers

Acute insomnia is common among good sleepers, and about three-quarters of those with AI recover good sleep.

Roseanne Barr's "Ambien Excuse" Tried in the Court of Public Opinion

Roseanne Barr's "Ambien Excuse" Tried in the Court of Public Opinion

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The "Ambien Defense" has been used in multiple instances of high-profile bad behavior. But does the excuse hold up?

CPAP Use May Improve Sexual QOL in Those With Sleep Apnea

CPAP Use May Improve Sexual QOL in Those With Sleep Apnea

Successful CPAP use for obstructive sleep apnea may be associated with improved sexual quality of life.

Pain, Cognitive Dysfunction in SLE Mediated by Sleep Disturbance, Depression

Pain, Cognitive Dysfunction in SLE Mediated by Sleep Disturbance, Depression

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The relationship between pain and cognitive dysfunction was explained by sleep disturbance and depressive symptoms.

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

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

Circadian Rhythm Disruptions Associated With Mood Disorders, Adverse Quality of Life

Circadian Rhythm Disruptions Associated With Mood Disorders, Adverse Quality of Life

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This study had a sample size large enough to assess the effect of circadian disruption on mental health disorders, and was the first to objectively measure patterns of rest and activity (using accelerometers).

The Relationship Between Sleep, Chronic Pain, and Mood Disorders in Children

The Relationship Between Sleep, Chronic Pain, and Mood Disorders in Children

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The presence of sleep disorders in children with chronic pain may result in greater pain levels and pain interference, a relationship that may in part be mediated by anxiety and depressive symptoms.

Insomnia Evaluation

Information on characteristics and duration of particular insomnia types.

Sleep Disturbances, Trauma Associated With Psychosis-Like Experiences

Sleep Disturbances, Trauma Associated With Psychosis-Like Experiences

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These findings may be helpful in developing treatment strategies for patients with past trauma and sleep disturbances to attenuate the possibility of future psychosis-like experiences.

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

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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.

Understanding the Links Between Schizophrenia and Sleep Disorders

Understanding the Links Between Schizophrenia and Sleep Disorders

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A growing body of research consistently shows that patients with schizophrenia often suffer from sleep disturbances.

AASM Publishes New Statement on Home Sleep Apnea Testing

AASM Publishes New Statement on Home Sleep Apnea Testing

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

Poor Sleep Quality Mediates Relationship Between Stress, Chronic Pain

Poor Sleep Quality Mediates Relationship Between Stress, Chronic Pain

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In pediatric patients, poor sleep quality partially mediates PTSS and chronic pain relationships.

Sleep Apnea Implant Device Receives FDA Approval

Sleep Apnea Implant Device Receives FDA Approval

The FDA has approved the Remede sleep system.

Sleep Disturbance May Be Causal Factor in Psychotic Experiences

Sleep Disturbance May Be Causal Factor in Psychotic Experiences

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To date, it has not been clearly established whether sleep problems are a consequence of or a contributory factor to mental health disorders.

Online Insomnia Therapy Associated With Improved Mental Health

Online Insomnia Therapy Associated With Improved Mental Health

Digital CBT is associated with reductions in insomnia, for university students.

Sleep-Disordered Breathing May Predict Cognitive Decline in Older Patients

Sleep-Disordered Breathing May Predict Cognitive Decline in Older Patients

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There is a greater risk in older adults with SDB for developing cognitive impairment.

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