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Digital Cognitive Therapy Eases Daytime Effects of Insomnia

Digital Cognitive Therapy Eases Daytime Effects of Insomnia

Benefits include better functional health, sleep-related quality of life, psychological well-being.

Sleep Duration, Stroke Link Varies With Race, Sex

Short sleep duration linked to reduced risk for black men; risk up for white men with long sleep duration.

Light Therapy Offers Nonpharmacologic Treatment for Perimenopausal Depression

Light treatments successfully corrected abnormal timing of melatonin circadian rhythms in perimenopausal women with depression and improved mood and sleep within 2 weeks.

Opinion

Helping patients get enough sleep

Teaching patients to practice good sleep hygiene can help them get the correct amount of sleep.

Is sleeping with a partner helpful or hurtful?

A study showed that sleep coregulation can occur in close, romantic relationships.

Psychotropic medication use in children

Whether to prescribe psychotropic medications in children with anxiety and sleep disorders is a common ethical dilemma faced by primary care providers.

Features

Helping patients get enough sleep

Teaching patients to practice good sleep hygiene can help them get the correct amount of sleep.

Is sleeping with a partner helpful or hurtful?

A study showed that sleep coregulation can occur in close, romantic relationships.

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