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Nightmares prevalent, underreported in military personnel

March 22, 2018
Data published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine revealed that although nightmare disorder is highly prevalent among military personnel with…

Feature

Is sleep hygiene effective in treating insomnia?

March 15, 2018
About one in 10 Americans have the full clinical syndrome of chronic insomnia disorder, meaning the person has problems sleeping for 3 months or…

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Excessive daytime sleepiness may raise risk for dementia

March 12, 2018
Excessive daytime sleepiness was linked to an increase in longitudinal beta amyloid accumulation among elderly adults without dementia, indicating…

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Methylphenidate may be misused, abused among adults in France

March 7, 2018
Researchers observed differing patterns of methylphenidate use across age groups in France, including long-term use in children, use for medical…

In the Journals

Cranial electrotherapy safe, may benefit anxiety, depression

February 14, 2018
Low-strength evidence indicated that cranial electrical stimulation does not result in serious harms and may improve outcomes in patients with…

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Energy drinks ‘pose greater health risk’ than coffee

February 7, 2018
Physiological adverse events linked to consuming energy drinks were “significantly more prevalent” than those linked to coffee, according…

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Circadian rhythm abnormalities present in preclinical Alzheimer’s disease

February 1, 2018
Research published in JAMA Neurology demonstrated that preclinical Alzheimer’s disease and aging were independently associated with circadian…

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Chantix may increase cardiovascular event risk

January 12, 2018
Patients taking Chantix had a heightened risk for hospitalizations and ED visits due to adverse cardiovascular events, according to findings…

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Frequent business travel linked to poorer mental health outcomes

January 12, 2018
Researchers found that people who travel for business 21 nights or more per month are more likely to report symptoms of anxiety and depression…

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Noninvasive intervention reduces post-traumatic stress symptoms in military

January 8, 2018
A noninvasive intervention that uses brainwave mirroring technology improved symptoms of post-traumatic stress, insomnia, anxiety and depressive mood…

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Amber-tinted glasses for viewing electronics can ease insomnia symptoms

December 27, 2017
Glasses with amber-tinted lenses are a safe, affordable and easy intervention for people with insomnia symptoms who use blue light-emitting…

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Fish consumption makes children smarter, sleep better

December 22, 2017
Children who frequently ate fish showed higher IQ scores and reported fewer sleep problems than their counterparts who seldom or never ate fish…

Guest Editorial

Difficult Defenses in the Courtroom

Psychiatric Annals, December 2017, Volume 47 Issue 12
For centuries, Courts have afforded leniency to people suffering from diseases of the mind. However, it was the 1843 case of Daniel M'Naghten that…

CME Article

Parasomnias and Criminal Activity

Psychiatric Annals, December 2017, Volume 47 Issue 12
Parasomnias are a heterogeneous group of disorders that may result directly in criminal charges. This article provides a general description of these…

Meeting News

Chronic insomnia linked to kidney dysfunction

December 5, 2017
Patients with chronic insomnia had a higher incidence of progressive loss of kidney function, incident chronic kidney disease and all-cause mortality…

In the Journals

Alcohol use linked to insomnia in youth

November 22, 2017
Frequency of alcohol use was associated with insomnia among adolescents, according to recent findings. “Parents, educators and therapists…

Experts discuss changing scope of insomnia treatment

November 14, 2017
Improving sleep hygiene has long been recommended as a treatment for insomnia, but there is increasing evidence that it is insufficient as standalone…

Cure, Therapix to develop cannabinoid-based treatment for sleep disorders

November 10, 2017
Cure Pharmaceutical recently announced a product development agreement with Therapix Bisociences for cannabinoid-based treatments. The partnership…

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Insomnia symptoms forecasts 2-year risk for falls in older adults

October 17, 2017
Research published in Sleep suggests that among adults aged 50 and older, the number of insomnia symptoms predicts 2-year fall risk, and that taking…

Meeting News

Experts discuss risks, benefits of benzodiazepines

September 25, 2017
NEW ORLEANS — In a session here, Rakesh Jain, MD, MPH, of Texas Tech Health Sciences Center, Midland, Texas, and Saundra Jain, MA, PsyD

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