We interview experts Younghoon Kwon, MD, MS, FACC, and Richard J Castriotta, MD, FCCP, FAASM, about the connections between obstructive sleep apnea-sudden cardiac death.
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A survey of health care providers found a lack of knowledge on idiopathic hypersomnia (IH) among physicians, and that the disorder is often misdiagnosed. We spoke with Richard Bogan, MD, FCCP, FAASM, associate clinical professor at the University of the South Carolina School of Medicine about IH and criteria for diagnosing this sleep disorder.
Researchers analyzed the clinical profile of sleep-related dissociative disorder cases and data that supports its inclusion in the parasomnias section of the International Classification of Sleep Disorders.
A systematic scoping review examines the literature about the influence of sleep disorders and disturbance on pain outcomes among US veterans with chronic nonmalignant pain.
The researchers compared Google search queries for the term “insomnia” from April and May 2020 to the same months in 2017, 2018, and 2019.
Exploring the risk of alcohol use disorders in patients with insomnia.
Serotonergic antidepressants are effective for sleep disturbances in perimenopausal and postmenopausal women even without major depressive disorder.
Higher levels of outdoor artificial light at night are associated with less favorable sleep patterns as well as mood and anxiety disorders in adolescents.
Heightened cognitive arousal at bedtime is linked to objective sleep disturbances and indicators of psychological hyperarousal at night and during the day.
Among adults without a clinical diagnosis of ADHD, heavy alcohol use predicted more severe ADHD symptoms.
Digital CBT involved 6 weekly remote sessions via website or iOS app lasting approximately 20 minutes and comprised sleep restriction, stimulus control, relaxation techniques, cognitive therapy, and sleep hygiene and education.
The degree of overlap between MDD and burnout is unclear. However, dysfunctional sleep patterns are known risk factors for both conditions.
Researchers examined how the associations of life event stress with impulsivity, anxiety, and depressed mood change in the presence of sleep disturbance.
Depression contributed to elevated ratings in patients with MDD on items related to perceived inability to cope with the negative consequences of disturbed sleep and reported tendency to cancel social plans after poor sleep.
Overall, in all patients with MDD, sleep ultradian cycle number was positively associated with REMS percentage, REMS duration, and REMS/NREMS ratio and negatively associated with REM latency.
There is an emerging view that sleep disorders are not merely symptoms of psychiatric conditions; instead there may be a complex, bidirectional relationship between psychiatric and sleep disorders.
In this review, study authors discuss and summarize the current evidence for the evaluation and management of the most prevalent and well-described conditions in SCI, including impact of SCI on sleep and daytime function.
The stresses and sleep disturbances of shift work can lead to major mental health issues, as well as workplace challenges, including safety concerns and poor on-the-job performance.
In boys but not girls, reduced sleep duration at age 8 and 10 years predicted the development of behavioral disorder symptoms 2 years later.
Anna S. Urrila, MD and colleagues sought to explore whether sleep symptoms in adolescents with MDD were associated with long-term outcomes.
Common comorbidities in OSA such as cardiovascular disease and metabolic abnormalities, may confer a higher risk for the development of mental and cognitive impairment in patients with OSA compared with the general population.
Male gender, excessive daytime sleepiness, and presence of metabolic syndrome were among the risk factors for obstructive sleep apnea in major depression.
Patients should be counseled on sleep hygiene before considering prescription sleep aides.