In the Journals

Comorbidity within all mental disorders highly prevalent

January 16, 2019
In a Danish population-based cohort study of almost 6 million people, researchers found that individuals with any mental disorder were at increased…

In the JournalsPerspective

Less deep sleep tied to tau pathology in early Alzheimer’s disease

January 11, 2019
Researchers observed an inverse relationship between decreased slow-wave sleep and more tau protein in older adults who were either cognitively…

In the Journals

CBT, sleep restriction therapy, ‘superior’ for menopause-related insomnia

January 2, 2019
Cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia and sleep restriction therapy more effectively treated menopause-related insomnia disorder when compared to…

In the Journals

Acupuncture may ease disturbed sleep in veterans with mild TBI, PTSD

December 21, 2018
Veterans with mild traumatic brain injury and PTSD receiving real acupuncture showed greater improvement in sleep measures than those receiving a…

In the Journals

Benzodiazepine use among US adults higher than previously reported

December 21, 2018
The prevalence of benzodiazepine use among adults in the United States was higher than previously reported, according to a study analyzing data from…

In the Journals

Buprenorphine-naloxone, naltrexone produce similar improvements in anxiety, depression symptoms

December 19, 2018
In a randomized clinical trial and follow-up study, treatment with combined buprenorphine-naloxone demonstrated no advantage over extended-release…

In the Journals

Nighttime-only prazosin may worsen insomnia, nightmares in PTSD

November 27, 2018
Bedtime doses of prazosin worsened nightmares and insomnia among patients with PTSD, contrary to expected findings, according to data from a pilot…

In the Journals

Sleep medicine training beneficial for psychiatrists

November 19, 2018
The evolving field of clinical sleep medicine can offer psychiatrists a challenging, satisfying and rewarding career, according to a CME article…

CME Article

Subspecialty Training in Sleep Medicine for Psychiatrists

Psychiatric Annals, November 2018, Volume 48 Issue 11
Sleep medicine is a multidisciplinary field with growth potential. Sleep and psychiatric disorders are comorbid. Many psychiatrists were at the…

Guest Editorial

Subspecialty Training in Adult Psychiatry

Psychiatric Annals, November 2018, Volume 48 Issue 11
As psychiatry has grown over the decades, it has been necessary to forge a more robust interdisciplinary approach to complex mental disorders. There…

In the JournalsPerspective

Teaching, mimicking, anticipating sleep outcomes improves sleep hygiene in teens

November 9, 2018
Interventions based on the Theory of Planned Behavior and the Health Action Process Approach that included primers on sleep medicine, reconstructed…

Meeting News

Sleep medicine expert addresses clinical challenges, treatment options

November 6, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — In a session here, David Neubauer, MD, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Johns Hopkins University…

In the Journals

Trintellix may improve sleep quality in patients with depression, insomnia

October 23, 2018
Preliminary study results reported the beneficial effect of treatment with Trintellix on subjective sleep and daytime sleepiness in patients with…

In the Journals

Sleeping 7 to 8 hours produces best cognitive performance

October 18, 2018
Sleeping between 7 and 8 hours a night led to better cognitive function than sleeping more or less than that amount, according to findings recently…

In the Journals

Digital CBT effective for insomnia

September 26, 2018
Digital cognitive behavioral therapy significantly improved symptoms, functional health, psychological well-being and sleep-related quality of life…


Early school start times have detrimental effects on US teens’ health

Infectious Diseases in Children, September 2018
Nearly half of American teenagers report sleep difficulties that affect their daily functioning, according to findings published in the Journal of

In the Journals

Nearly half of female veterans use zolpidem inappropriately

August 28, 2018
Almost 50% of female veterans were taking higher than recommended doses of zolpidem, despite drug safety warnings from the FDA and the Veterans…

In the Journals

Benzodiazepine prescriptions increased among Swedish youth

August 10, 2018
Between 2006 and 2013, the prevalence rate of benzodiazepine dispensation among youth aged 24 years and younger increased by 22% in Sweden, data…

Feature Article

Specific Compensatory Syndromes in Psychiatry: The “Offset” Concept

Psychiatric Annals, August 2018, Volume 48 Issue 8
At this moment in psychiatry there is a need to search not only for biological markers of mental disorders but also for an understanding of their…

In the Journals

Shared neural mechanisms underlie link between depression, sleep

July 26, 2018
Analysis revealed that both poor sleep quality and depressive problems correlated to functional connectivities involving the lateral orbitofrontal…

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