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Sleep Disorders

INSIGHTS FROM THE APA MEETING
Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is associated with improvements in mood and sleep disorder symptoms in patients with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and dementia, according to a poster at the virtual 2021 APA meeting.
Sleep Disorders Section Editor Karl Doghramji, MD, reviews the neurotransmitter systems governing sleep and wakefulness, the variety of prescription medications available for sleep difficulties, and agents that have recently been approved or are in…
Older patients with insomnia are able to successfully transition to lemborexant regardless of a history of intermittent or frequent use of zolpidem, according to an open-label pilot study presented at the virtual 2021 AAGP annual meeting.
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in dramatic changes to sleep patterns at a time when the health benefits from quality sleep are especially important, researcher and sleep expert Charles M. Morin, PhD, said at a virtual symposium.
After losing a night’s sleep, people with high but subclinical attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) traits performed worse on tasks involving attentional regulation and emotional control than people with low ADHD traits did.
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