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Digital CBT program mitigates insomnia symptoms in pregnant women

January 22, 2020
Digital cognitive behavioral therapy was effective, scalable, safe and acceptable for improving insomnia symptoms among pregnant women, according to…

FDA News

FDA OKs Eisai’s insomnia drug, Dayvigo

December 23, 2019
The FDA approved Dayvigo 5 mg and 10 mg to treat adults with insomnia, according to a press release from the manufacturer. Dayvigo, (lemborexant…

CME Article

Hypersomnolence in Children and Adolescents: Causes, Assessment, and Management

Psychiatric Annals, December 2019, Volume 49 Issue 12
Hypersomnolence is common in children and adolescents and its etiology is multifactorial. Developmental changes in melatonin release and slower…

CME Article

Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Pregnancy

Psychiatric Annals, December 2019, Volume 49 Issue 12
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is often undiagnosed and undertreated in women, particularly in women who are pregnant, as the physiologic changes of…

CME Article

Disorders of Sleep in Women: Insomnia

Psychiatric Annals, December 2019, Volume 49 Issue 12
Insomnia is defined as a persistent difficulty with sleep initiation, duration, consolidation, or quality that occurs despite adequate opportunity…

CME Article

Restless Legs Syndrome in Women with Comorbid Psychiatric Disease

Psychiatric Annals, December 2019, Volume 49 Issue 12
Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a relatively common sleep disorder that affects many patients with psychiatric comorbidities. Also known as…

Guest Editorial

Disorders of Sleep in Women and Children

Psychiatric Annals, December 2019, Volume 49 Issue 12
A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow. A third of our lives is spent sleeping, recharging, and energizing for the forthcoming day. Each of us will…


Narcolepsy diagnoses plagued by misunderstandings

December 6, 2019
The symptoms of narcolepsy are often mistaken or even missed by physicians, which can seriously impact patient care. “It is often 10 years…

In the JournalsPerspective

Insomnia increases CVD risk

November 6, 2019
Symptoms of insomnia, specifically difficulties in falling and staying asleep, early morning awakening and daytime dysfunction, were independent risk…

In the Journals

Deep sleep may reduce anxiety

November 5, 2019
Sleep deprivation for one night can result in a 30% rise in anxiety levels, which can be mitigated by deep sleep, according to results published in…

In the Journals

Tweets can serve as window into Twitter users' mental health

November 4, 2019
Tweets may help reveal Twitter users’ levels of loneliness and could thus be used to help target interventions that alleviate morbidities in…

In the Journals

Longer sleep duration may cause cognitive decline in Hispanic, Latino adults

October 14, 2019
Among Hispanic and Latino individuals in the United States, long sleep duration was associated with a decline in neurocognitive performance and…

In the Journals

Light intervention plus CBT helps teens get more sleep

September 26, 2019
Combination light flash therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy enabled an earlier bedtime and increased sleep time by 43 minutes in teenagers…

In the Journals

E-cigarette use negatively impacts sleep quality, survey shows

September 5, 2019
Ecigarette users reported “worse sleep health” than those who did not use the devices, according to researchers. The same association…

In the JournalsPerspective

Bathing shortly before bedtime significantly improves sleep quality

August 15, 2019
People who bathe or shower in warm water 1 to 2 hours before bedtime fall asleep faster and experience significantly better quality of sleep…

In the Journals

Actigraphy captures objective activity, sleep data in depression, anxiety disorders

August 9, 2019
Using a wrist-worn actigraphy device, researchers found that people with current depression and/or anxiety had reduced physical activity and more…

Massachusetts General ranked #1 hospital for psychiatry in 2019 to 2020

July 30, 2019
Massachusetts General Hospital has been named the number one hospital for psychiatric care in America for 2019 to 2020, according to the U.S. News

In the Journals

Work stress may not impact sleep quality

July 26, 2019
The positive sleep changes that older residents of Finland experienced after retirement was likely not caused by the removal of difficult work…

In the Journals

Combination benzodiazepine, antidepressant use during pregnancy warrants caution

July 26, 2019
Although benzodiazepine use during pregnancy did not seem to be linked to congenital or cardiac malformations, its use in combination with…

In the Journals

Undetected OSA could hinder antidepressant response

July 25, 2019
Researchers found that 14% of 125 suicidal adults with major depressive disorder, who were not suspected to have obstructive sleep apnea, actually…

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