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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

Meeting News Coverage

OSA, excessive daytime sleepiness associated with depression in men

May 19, 2015
DENVER — Men with previously undiagnosed obstructive sleep apnea and excessive daytime sleepiness were more than four times more likely to have…

Meeting News Coverage

APA 2015 to feature novel clinical research, practice-related sessions

May 15, 2015
TORONTO — The 168th annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association will feature innovative clinical research and practice-related…

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Insomnia at age 4 years increases risk for psychiatric disorders at age 6 years

May 12, 2015
Children who experienced insomnia at age 4 years were at increased risk for developing symptoms of psychiatric disorders at age 6 years, according to…

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Obesity, depression increase risks for excessive daytime sleepiness

May 11, 2015
Obese individuals or those with depression are just as likely as sleep-deprived individuals to experience excessive daytime sleepiness, according to…

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Childhood maltreatment increases risk for disordered sleeping in adulthood

May 8, 2015
Adults who experienced maltreatment during childhood were two times as likely to have trouble sleeping during adulthood vs. those who did not…

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Insomnia associated with functional impairments in patients with shift work disorder

May 7, 2015
Patients with shift work disorder and insomnia with normal sleepiness have greater work and attentional impairment on event-related brain potential…

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Parental history of sleepwalking increases children's risk for sleepwalking, sleep terrors

May 5, 2015
Parental history of sleepwalking was a significant predictor of sleepwalking and sleep terrors among children, according to study findings in JAMA

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Most sleep habits are not related to mental illness in the elderly

February 20, 2015
Sleep behaviors like taking naps, consuming caffeinated beverages, watching television or reading or physical exercise before bedtime were not…

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