The Relationship Between Sleep Disturbance, Suicidal Ideation, Suicide Attempts, and Suicide Among Adults: A Systematic Review

Psychiatric Annals, March 2016, Volume 46 Issue 3
Suicide is a significant global health concern; identification of modifiable risk factors can guide future research and prevention efforts. A…


The Impact of What Happens in “the Other Third”of Our Lives

Psychiatric Annals, March 2016, Volume 46 Issue 3
This issue of Psychiatric Annals, guest edited by Drs. Thomas D. Hurwitz and Imran S. Khawaja, is focused on psychiatric sleep disturbances…


Sleep Disturbances in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Updated Review and Implications for Treatment

Psychiatric Annals, March 2016, Volume 46 Issue 3
Sleep disturbances are common in adults with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and range from insomnia and nightmares to periodic leg movements…


Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Depression: A Review

Psychiatric Annals, March 2016, Volume 46 Issue 3
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common sleep disorder associated with several medical conditions, increased rates of motor vehicle accidents, and…


Sleep and Schizophrenia

Psychiatric Annals, March 2016, Volume 46 Issue 3
Schizophrenia is a chronic, disabling condition that significantly impacts social and occupational functioning. Sleep problems are common to the…


Overview and Management of Common Sleep Disorders in Children: A Review for Psychiatrists

Psychiatric Annals, January 2016, Volume 46 Issue 1
Sleep problems are common among children and adolescents, with up to 50% of children experiencing sleep difficulties and as many as 4% receiving a…

Guest Editorial

This issue: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Psychiatric Annals, January 2016, Volume 46 Issue 1
I am very excited to serve as guest editor of this issue of Psychiatric Annals on child and adolescent psychiatry. This is a widely growing field…

In the Journals

Research identifies six potential biomarkers of bipolar I disorder

December 11, 2015
Recent findings in Translational Psychiatry highlight a series of proteins that could be diagnostic markers of bipolar I disorder. “The…

In the Journals

Poor mental health symptoms increase over time among military personnel

November 4, 2015
Self-reported symptoms of poor mental health increased over time among military personnel in the United Kingdom, potentially contributing to overall…

In the Journals

Insufficient empirical evidence on effect of bed bugs on mental health

October 9, 2015
A review of research related to mental health implications of bed bugs resulted in little empirical evidence, according to findings published in the…

In the Journals

CBT effective for schizophrenia-related insomnia

September 23, 2015
Cognitive behavioral therapy reduced insomnia among individuals with persistent delusions or hallucinations associated with insomnia and a…

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Obstructive sleep apnea worsens symptoms, QOL in patients with PTSD

August 28, 2015
Patients with combat-related PTSD who also had obstructive sleep apnea demonstrated worsened sleep-related symptoms and quality of life compared with…

New app documents moods, activity of patients with depression; syncs with medical records

August 14, 2015
Researchers from the University of Missouri and Tiger Institute for Health Innovation recently developed a smartphone application that enables…

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Research identifies biomarkers of improved MDD-related hypersomnia following exercise

August 13, 2015
Improvement in hypersomnia following exercise among individuals with major depressive disorder is related to changes in inflammatory markers and…

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Anxiety, depression, sleep disorders common in patients with rheumatic diseases

August 11, 2015
A high prevalence of anxiety, depression and sleep disorders was observed in patients with rheumatic diseases, according to researchers. A group of…

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Delirium common in patients during beginning of mechanical ventilation weaning

July 23, 2015
More than half of the participants in a randomized, controlled trial experienced delirium at the start of mechanical ventilation weaning, according…

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Poor sleep has greater negative effect on women with bipolar disorder than men

July 7, 2015
Poor sleep quality was a predictor of worse mood outcome among women with bipolar disorder but not in men, according to study findings in the…


The Use of Hypnotics to Treat Sleep Problems in the Elderly

Psychiatric Annals, July 2015, Volume 45 Issue 7
Sleep problems are common in the elderly, with a prevalence of close to 50% in those older than age 65 years. Older adults may suffer from…

In the Journals

Meta-analysis shows efficacy of CBT for insomnia, comorbid psychiatric disorders

July 6, 2015
Cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia showed significant efficacy for insomnia and concomitant psychiatric disorders, according to results from a…

In the Journals

Childhood parasomnias increase risk for psychotic experiences in early adulthood

May 28, 2015
Persistent childhood nightmares and night terrors were associated with increased risk for psychotic experiences at age 18 years, according to study…

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