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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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Fatigue a Potential Indicator of Overlapping Sleep Apnea and COPD

Fatigue a Potential Indicator of Overlapping Sleep Apnea and COPD

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.

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

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

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.

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