In the Journals

CPAP therapy reduced nightmares in patients with PTSD, sleep apnea

July 12, 2013
Continuous positive airway pressure, or CPAP, therapy reduced PTSD-associated nightmares in patients with sleep apnea who were being treated at a VA…

FDA approvals

FDA denies approval of insomnia drug at current dosage

July 3, 2013
The FDA decided not to approve suvorexant, a drug under investigation for the treatment of insomnia, deeming the high dosages unsafe, according to a…

Meeting News Coverage

Binge drinking may cause insomnia in older adults

June 12, 2013
Older adults who engaged in binge drinking were at significantly elevated odds of reporting insomnia symptoms, according to new research. Sarah

Regional anesthesia reduces TJR complications in patients with sleep apnea

May 8, 2013
Using neuraxial anesthesia during total hip or total knee replacement can reduce the complication rate for patients with sleep apnea by 17%…

In the Journals

Depressive symptoms correlated with sleep quality in older women

June 1, 2012
Greater symptoms of depression were associated with increased sleep disturbance, fragmented sleep and napping in older women, according to study…

Meeting News CoveragePerspective

Countdown to DSM-5

May 16, 2012
Researchers assigned to reviewing proposed changes to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders met at the 2012 American Psychiatric…

Meeting News Coverage

DSM-5 work group proposes updated sleep disorders

May 7, 2012
PHILADELPHIA — Researchers have suggested changes to sleep disorder criteria in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders…

Meeting News Coverage

DSM-5 work group proposes updated sleep disorders

May 7, 2012
Researchers have suggested changes to sleep disorder criteria in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, fifth edition, here at…

In the Journals

Sleep apnea may predict postoperative delirium

April 5, 2012
More than half of a cohort of elderly patients with obstructive sleep apnea developed postoperative delirium after knee surgery, according to…

In the Journals

Sleep-disordered breathing early in life associated with problematic behavior years later

March 12, 2012
A large, population-based study demonstrated that early-life sleep-disordered breathing symptoms had a strong statistical effect on behavior in…

CME Article

The Father in the Hallway: Posttraumatic Stress Reactions in Fathers of NICU Babies

Psychiatric Annals, August 2011, Volume 41 Issue 8
Currently, one of every eight babies born in the United States is born prematurely (birth occurring before 37 weeks gestation), and the Institute of…

CME Article

The Implications of Neurocognitive Deficits in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Psychiatric Annals, August 2011, Volume 41 Issue 8
Posttraumatic stress disorder is a common disability occurring in a subset of individuals who have been exposed to a specific class of traumatic…

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