In the Journals

Sleep disorders significantly increase among US veterans in last decade

August 1, 2016
From 2000 to 2010, sleep disorders increased nearly 6-fold among veterans receiving care at Veterans Health Administration facilities in the United…

CME Article

Sleep Disturbances and Substance Use Disorders: A Bi-Directional Relationship

Psychiatric Annals, July 2016, Volume 46 Issue 7
A complex bi-directional relationship exists between substance use and sleep that encompasses several sleep disturbances including insomnia…

CME Article

Sleep Problems and Disorders in Children and Adolescents with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Psychiatric Annals, July 2016, Volume 46 Issue 7
Sleep disturbances are more common among children and adolescents with co-morbid attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Some children with…

CME Article

Sleep Problems and Disorders in Patients with Anxiety Disorders

Psychiatric Annals, July 2016, Volume 46 Issue 7
Anxiety and its disorders cause distress that interferes with sleep and wakefulness. Insomnia appears to be the most common sleep disturbance…

CME Article

Sleep Problems and Disorders in Patients with Depression

Psychiatric Annals, July 2016, Volume 46 Issue 7
Both sleep disorders and major depressive disorder are significant clinical and public health problems that lead to increased mortality and…

Guest Editorial

Bi-Directional Relationship Between Sleep Problems and Psychiatric Disorders

Psychiatric Annals, July 2016, Volume 46 Issue 7
Sleep is an important biologic mechanism that is vital for daily healthy functioning. Although sleep disruption can be a symptom of a psychiatric…

Editorial

Why We Sleep

Psychiatric Annals, July 2016, Volume 46 Issue 7
To sleep, perchance to dream… To sleep: perchance to learn… How do I love thee? Let me count the ways… How do I remember? Let me…

Meeting News Coverage

Smartphone app effective in reducing worry before sleep

July 1, 2016
An app that uses Serial Diverse Imagining, which diverts "attention away from sleep interfering thoughts," was found to be effective, according to…

Meeting News Coverage

Poor sleep common among spouses of military members

June 23, 2016
Spouses of military personnel experience significant sleep problems, according to findings presented at the SLEEP 2016 annual meeting. “Spouses…

Meeting News Coverage

Suicide risk higher in evening among individuals with alcohol dependence

June 22, 2016
Alcohol consumption was associated with greater risk for suicides and a peak incidence of suicide that occurred later in the evening among…

Meeting News Coverage

Insomnia symptoms common among female veterans

June 21, 2016
Insomnia symptoms were significantly prevalent among female veterans and most commonly occurred among other mental health symptoms, according to data…

Meeting News Coverage

Shorter time in bed may protect against acute, chronic insomnia

June 20, 2016
Data presented at the SLEEP 2016 annual meeting suggested shorter time in bed may have a protective effect against incidence of acute insomnia and…

Meeting News Coverage

Childhood trauma may increase risk for insomnia in adulthood

June 17, 2016
Data presented at the SLEEP 2016 annual meeting indicated childhood trauma, including abuse, divorce and parental death, was associated with insomnia…

FDA News

FDA clears software-controlled device for insomnia

June 7, 2016
The FDA recently granted commercial clearance for the Cerêve Sleep System, a bedside device that cools and pumps fluid to a forehead pad worn through…

ACP recommends cognitive behavioral therapy for chronic insomnia

May 27, 2016
In a guideline published in Annals of Internal Medicine, the American College of Physicians recommended all adult patients with chronic insomnia…

Meeting News Coverage

Improving sleep quality in children with ASD may improve cognitive functioning

April 25, 2016
Children with autism spectrum disorder exhibited better memory consolidation across sleep than in wake conditions, despite poorer sleep quality…

Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Strategies used in CBT for insomnia

April 1, 2016
PHILADELPHIA — Virginia Runko, PhD, of the Ross Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders in Washington, DC, discusses the various steps of…

In the Journals

Nightmares may be significant indicator of suicide risk

March 24, 2016
Suicide interventions targeting nightmares may be beneficial, as recent findings suggest that nightmares may be a significant marker of suicide…

CME

Insomnia and Depression: A Reciprocal Relationship

Psychiatric Annals, March 2016, Volume 46 Issue 3
Available data consistently confirm the close association between chronic insomnia and depression. This review examines the evidence supporting a…

Guest Editorial

This issue: Psychiatric Sleep Disturbances

Psychiatric Annals, March 2016, Volume 46 Issue 3
In this issue of Psychiatric Annals, we examine the relationships between psychiatric illness and sleep disorders. Long before sleep-disordered…

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