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.
Adults aged 65 years or older who had clinically significant fatigue at baseline had greater improvements in the Fatigue Severity Scale total score and all sleep parameters 6 months later, compared with placebo, a post hoc analysis of a phase 3…
A secondary analysis of a study investigating adjunctive pimavanserin for the treatment of patients with major depressive disorder found that it significantly improved insomnia and sleepiness, researchers reported at Psych Congress 2020.
Poor sleep may be linked to a greater risk for poor mental health on college campuses, new research suggests. With each night of insufficient sleep, the risk of mental health symptoms increased by roughly 20%.
NEW YORK—Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) delivered by video call appears to inspire as much confidence among patients with insomnia as does the traditional face-to-face approach, according to preliminary research.