Meeting News

Antidepressant use may exacerbate sleep breathing disruptions

June 22, 2018
The use of antidepressants, specifically serotonergic agents, may worsen sleep-related breathing disturbances in individuals with depression…

Meeting News

Screen activity may cause insomnia, depression in teens

June 13, 2018
Teens’ depressive symptoms were associated with screen-based activities, including social messaging and web surfing, and were brought about by…

Guest Editorial

Sleep Disturbances in Elderly Patients

Psychiatric Annals, June 2018, Volume 48 Issue 6
This issue of Psychiatric Annals presents a review of sleep disorders in the elderly. Sleep disturbances are frequent in the elderly, but clinicians…

Case Report

An Elderly Woman Who Could Not Stay Asleep

Psychiatric Annals, June 2018, Volume 48 Issue 6
A 68-year-old woman with a history of schizoaffective disorder presented to her psychiatrist with complaints of difficulty maintaining sleep for the…

Case Report

A Case of an Opioid-Induced Sleep Disorder

Psychiatric Annals, June 2018, Volume 48 Issue 6
A 66-year-old woman presented to her psychiatrist with complaints of disrupted sleep, fatigue, and daytime sleepiness for the past month. She stated…

Feature Article

Sleep Disturbances in Neurodegenerative Disorders

Psychiatric Annals, June 2018, Volume 48 Issue 6
Although often underdiagnosed, sleep disorders can significantly add to morbidity in neurodegenerative illnesses. Early detection and management can…

CME Article

Breathing-Related Sleep Disorders in the Elderly

Psychiatric Annals, June 2018, Volume 48 Issue 6
Breathing-related sleep disorders (BRSD) include obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), central sleep apnea, and sleep-related hypoventilation. The…

CME Article

Insomnia in Older Adults

Psychiatric Annals, June 2018, Volume 48 Issue 6
Insomnia disorder in older adults is associated with dissatisfaction with quality or quantity of sleep and is also associated with difficulty falling…

CME Article

Treatment of Sleep Disturbances in Nursing Home Patients: Practical Management Strategies

Psychiatric Annals, June 2018, Volume 48 Issue 6
Sleep disorders are a significant issue in the nursing home population, with prevalence rates from 6% to 65%. They can lead to several deleterious…

CME Article

Benzodiazepine Risks in Older People with Insomnia

Psychiatric Annals, June 2018, Volume 48 Issue 6
Effectively managing drug therapy in the aging population is a multifaceted and often complex process. A delicate balance between must be maintained…

In the Journals

Sleep duration tied to dementia, death in Japanese older adults

June 12, 2018
Short and long daily sleep duration, as well as hypnotic use, are risk factors for dementia and death in Japanese older adults, according to findings…

In the JournalsPerspective

Sleeplessness linked to less exercise in patients with knee OA

June 6, 2018
Poor sleep quality is significantly associated with decreased physical activity in patients who have or are at risk for knee osteoarthritis…

Meeting News

Warm baths improve sleep quality

June 5, 2018
Bathing in moderate temperature water may improve sleep quality for elderly individuals with insomnia, according to findings that will be presented…

Meeting News

Behavioral treatment improves sleep in veterans

May 25, 2018
Behavioral insomnia therapy combined with a positive airway pressure adherence program may improve sleep in adults with coexisting obstructive sleep…

Meeting News

Sleep complaints linked to chronic headaches

May 17, 2018
Patients presenting with sleep issues are more likely to have chronic headaches, according to findings presented at the American Academy of…

Meeting NewsPerspective

Cognitive behavioral therapy, acupuncture reduce insomnia among cancer survivors

May 16, 2018
Moderate to severe insomnia improved among cancer survivors after cognitive behavioral therapy or acupuncture, according to study results scheduled…

Meeting News

More Botox benefits discovered

May 16, 2018
The benefits to receiving Botox have extended into the pain management and sleep medicine spectrums, according to two abstracts presented at the…

In the Journals

Disrupted circadian rhythm linked to mood disorders

May 15, 2018
Disruption of normal daily circadian rhythms was associated with adverse mental health outcomes, including bipolar disorder and major depression…

Meeting News

Mydayis improves ADHD symptoms regardless of sleep issues

May 9, 2018
NEW YORK — Dose-optimized Mydayis, a once-daily mixed salts of a single-entity amphetamine product, improved symptoms and executive function in…

Meeting News

How to avoid common misconceptions when diagnosing, treating insomnia

April 27, 2018
NEW ORLEANS — There are several misconceptions surrounding insomnia, ranging from diagnosis to treatment, according to a presenter at the…

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