Symptoms of depression and PTSD may be increased in veterans with insomnia, which may be associated with an increased risk for suicidal behavior.
In the Phase 3 JET8 study (N=318), patients underwent a circadian challenge of 8 hours in advance to their usual bedtime.
Alprazolam was found to be the most commonly misused benzodiazepine.
This research supports the legitimacy of digital cognitive behavioral therapy as a treatment method for individuals with insomnia.
Digital cognitive behavioral therapy is effective in improving functional health, psychological well-being, and sleep-related quality of life in people reporting insomnia.
The authors argue that identifying and treating sleep disorders during early stages may have a positive impact on outcomes in psychiatric patients.
On the basis of these findings, researchers recommended that “[f]atigue should be evaluated whenever there is clinical suspicion of overlap syndrome.”
Obstructive sleep apnea is associated with changes to the structure of the brain that are seen in the early stages of dementia.
Longer sleep duration and higher sleep efficiency are associated with a more favorable cardiometabolic profile in early adolescence.
Acute insomnia is common among good sleepers, and about three-quarters of those with AI recover good sleep.