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Digital Cognitive Therapy Eases Daytime Effects of Insomnia

Digital Cognitive Therapy Eases Daytime Effects of Insomnia

Digital CBT is effective in improving functional health, psychological well-being, and sleep-related quality of life in people reporting insomnia.

Insufficient Sleep Tied to Unsafe Behaviors in High School Students

Insufficient Sleep Tied to Unsafe Behaviors in High School Students

For high school students, sleeping less than eight hours on an average school night is associated with increased odds of selected unsafe behaviors.

Many Older Adults Transition to Long-Term Benzodiazepine Use

Many Older Adults Transition to Long-Term Benzodiazepine Use

More than one-quarter of older adults newly prescribed benzodiazepine by an non-psychiatric clinician transition to long-term use.

Sleep Apnea Linked to Changes in the Brain in Older Adults

Sleep Apnea Linked to Changes in the Brain in Older Adults

Obstructive sleep apnea is associated with changes to the structure of the brain that are seen in the early stages of dementia.

Acute Insomnia Found to Be Common Among Good Sleepers

Acute Insomnia Found to Be Common Among Good Sleepers

Acute insomnia is common among good sleepers, and about three-quarters of those with AI recover good sleep.

Insomnia Found to Be Common but Mild in Older Adults

Insomnia Found to Be Common but Mild in Older Adults

Insomnia is common in older community-dwelling adults, but usually mild.

CPAP Use May Improve Sexual QOL in Those With Sleep Apnea

CPAP Use May Improve Sexual QOL in Those With Sleep Apnea

CPAP use for obstructive sleep apnea may be associated with improved sexual quality of life.

Antidepressant Use for Insomnia: Is It Effective?

Antidepressant Use for Insomnia: Is It Effective?

For this study, researchers identified 23 randomized controlled trials that included a total of 2806 adults with a primary diagnosis of insomnia to examine the relationship between antidepressant use and insomnia treatment.

Primary Care Can Effectively Manage Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Primary Care Can Effectively Manage Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Primary care management of obstructive sleep apnea is as effective and more cost-effective than in-laboratory diagnosis.

IV Methylprednisolone Reduces Duration of Kleine-Levin Syndrome Episodes

IV Methylprednisolone Reduces Duration of Kleine-Levin Syndrome Episodes

A team of investigators assessed the effect of intravenous administration of methylprednisolone on duration of episodes in adolescent and young adult patients with Kleine-Levin syndrome.

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