In the Journals

Certain sleep disorders increase depression frequency, severity in men

September 18, 2017
Men with comorbid obstructive sleep apnea and insomnia symptoms have a greater likelihood and severity of depression than men with only one of these…

Meeting News

What to look forward to at Psych Congress

September 14, 2017
The 30th annual Psych Congress will take place in New Orleans from Saturday, Sept. 16 through Tuesday, Sept. 19. As Psych Congress approaches…

In the Journals

Parental insomnia symptoms influence children’s sleep habits

September 13, 2017
Recent findings indicated associations between parental insomnia symptoms, particularly maternal insomnia symptoms, and children’s sleeping…

Meeting News

Expert theorizes ADHD may be a sleep problem

September 11, 2017
ADHD may primarily be a problem associated with abnormal circadian sleep, according to an expert at the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology…

In the Journals

Digital CBT for insomnia improves psychosis

September 7, 2017
Digital cognitive-behavioral therapy for insomnia significantly improved insomnia, hallucinations and paranoia among university students with…

In the Journals

Poor REM sleep may increase risk for dementia

August 23, 2017
Less time spent in rapid eye movement sleep was associated with increased risk for incident dementia, according to recent findings. “Different…

In the Journals

Sleep disorders may increase cognitive decline

July 27, 2017
Individuals with sleep disordered breathing are more likely to have diminished cognition, including poorer attention, processing speed and memory…

In the Journals

Poorer sleep may indicate Alzheimer's disease risk

July 13, 2017
Poorer sleep was associated with greater Alzheimer’s disease pathology, as indicated by cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers, according to recent…

In the Journals

Disturbed sleep may predict suicide risk

July 12, 2017
Objective measures of disturbed sleep predicted risk for suicidal ideation, regardless of depressive symptoms, according to recent findings…

Meeting News

Sleep duration predicts treatment success in comorbid insomnia, depression

June 28, 2017
Individuals with comorbid insomnia and depression who slept 7 hours or more and received CBT for insomnia were significantly more likely to achieve…

Meeting News

Consider alternative approaches to treat insomnia

June 23, 2017
PHILADELPHIA —  Given the limitations of pharmacotherapies in treating insomnia, alternative therapies that do not involve medications…

Meeting News

Better understanding needed on differentiating, managing different forms of insomnia

June 22, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — Insomnia is a poorly understood medical condition, meaning it is often not diagnosed or appropriately treated, according to a…

In the Journals

Internet, in-person cognitive behavioral therapy effective for insomnia in military

June 22, 2017
Cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia delivered in person or via the internet improved insomnia among military personnel. “About 10% of…

Meeting News

Ultra-pure melatonin supplement provides continuous sleep for up to 7 hours

June 20, 2017
A drug-free, nonprescription sleep product that continuously releases and absorbs melatonin extended melatonin-targeted sleep maintenance levels in…

Meeting News

AASM updates recommendations for diagnosing adult obstructive sleep apnea

June 16, 2017
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine has issued a new clinical practice guideline indicating when performing attended polysomnography in an…

Meeting News

Insomnia associated with increased risk for suicidal thoughts

June 15, 2017
Patients with insomnia are more likely to report thoughts of suicide and death during the past 30 days than those without insomnia, according to…

Meeting News

New drug shows promise in patients with narcolepsy, sleep apnea

June 13, 2017
Jazz Pharmaceuticals announced that its selective dopamine and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor, known as JZP-110, showed positive efficacy in adult…

Guest Editorial

Psychiatric Implications of Neurological Disorders

Psychiatric Annals, May 2017, Volume 47 Issue 5
The fields of neurology and psychiatry have an undeniably common origin. This relationship has been historically recognized by Freud who believed…

CME Article

Sleep Disorders and Dementia: From Basic Mechanisms to Clinical Decisions

Psychiatric Annals, May 2017, Volume 47 Issue 5
A growing body of evidence shows the bidirectional relationship between sleep disorders and dementia. Sleep disorders often precede cognitive…

Case Challenge

An Elderly Man with Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Abnormal Sleep-Related Behaviors

Psychiatric Annals, May 2017, Volume 47 Issue 5
A 78-year-old man with a longstanding history of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) presented to the sleep medicine clinic requesting a new continuous…

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