Category: Sleep Disorder

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Insomnia Associated With Shift Work Sleep Disorder – Psychiatric Times

A case of a patient with difficult-to-treat insomnia highlights the pervasive daytime effects of this condition. CASE REPORT Shift work sleep disorder is characterized by insomnia and excessive sleepiness lasting for at least 3 months in association with fluctuating work schedules. Patients who have this disorder experience an overall decreased amount of sleep. As defined […]

Placebo May Worsen First Lab Night Sleep in Patients With Insomnia – Neurology Advisor

Administering a placebo to patients with insomnia disorder may worsen sleep disturbances on the first sleep lab night, with no significant differences in the duration and percentage of N1, N2, N3 and REM, according to study results published in Sleep Medicine. The goal of the current study was to explore the effect of placebo administration […]

Can’t Sleep? Behavioral Therapy May Ease Insomnia – WebMD

June 29, 2020 — Sleep expert Rachel Manber, PhD, has seen the pervasive miseries of insomnia. Patients who are frustrated and fatigued tell her they toss in bed all night, seeking that elusive comfortable spot. Others give up evening outings or vacations to avoid messing up their sleep schedules. Still others get anxious at bedtime, […]

Sleep Groups Promote Solutions for Insomnia – Associations Now

What’s This? Associations Now Brand Connection provides opportunities for advertisers to connect with the Associations Now audience. All content is paid for by the advertiser. The Associations Now editorial staff is not involved in creating this content. By Lisa Boylan / Jun 19, 2020 (Tero Vesalainen/iStock/Getty Images Plus) Sometimes sleep doesn’t happen. Three associations are […]

Sleep Hygiene Doesn’t Cure Insomnia–Do This Instead – Scientific American

Insomnia is one of the most frustrating experiences in our modern existence. You stare up at the ceiling (or worse, at the red numbers on a clock), mind buzzing with random thoughts, tossing and turning while everyone else snores away blissfully. It can really drive a person crazy! Everyone has insomnia sometimes. Even though I’m […]