Online Therapy for Insomnia Linked to Improved Mental Health

University students undergoing online CBT program had reductions in insomnia, paranoia, hallucinations
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In conclusion, SRIs are much more common than might have been expected, manifest in several forms and appear to be part of normal, healthy sleep. Importantly, the strong link of SRIs with sleep mentation suggests they result from some form of higher-order information processing during sleep, rather than being (fully) secondary to general restorative effects of sleep. Finally, our findings show that a large portion of the sampled population is aware of sleep's benefits for real life problem solving and experiences such benefits on a regular basis. PMID: 30324605 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Archives Italiennes de Biologie - Category: Neuroscience Tags: Arch Ital Biol Source Type: research
By FRED TROTTER On Oct 19, I will begin to MC the health equity hackathon in Austin TX, which will focus on addressing healthcare disparity issues. Specifically, we will be using healthcare data to try and make an impact on those problems. Our planning team has spent months thinking about how to run a hackathon fairly, especially after the release of a report that harshly criticized how hackathons are typically run. A Wired article written earlier this year trumpets a study called “Hackathons As Co-optation Ritual: Socializing Workers and Institutionalizing Innovation in the ‘New’ Economy,” which cr...
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(Wiley) In a study of 15 patients affected by major depressive disorder and complaining of insomnia, initiating treatment with vortioxetine for their depressive symptoms led to significant improvements in subjective sleep quality and daytime sleepiness.
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British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology,Volume 0, Issue ja, -Not available-.
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This study is the first to explore the effect of mindfulness on adherence to PAP and test the feasibility of the study design.Trial registrationClinicalTrials.gov,NCT02869854. Registered on 26 August 2016.
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We read the wonderful paper by Iranzo et  al., about Kafka's insomnia [1]. To complete their accurate analysis, we will shortly discuss the complex relationship of Kafka with sleep, as well as insomnia affecting his creativity.
Source: Sleep Medicine - Category: Sleep Medicine Authors: Tags: Letter to the Editor Source Type: research
Neuroscientists at the University of Pennsylvania found teenage who cut down on sleep were more likely to develop dangerous build-ups in their brain that paved the way to dementia.
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This article was originally published on Mindful, including first steps to take when feeling the blues. Related reading: Mindfully debunking four meditation myths Book review: Grit is a tool in the toolbox, not the silver bullet To harness neuroplasticity, start with enthusiasm Six tips to build resilience and prevent brain-damaging stress
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We investigated the psychometric properties of the simplified Japanese version of the Athens Insomnia Scale (AIS-SJ) using baseline data from the Fukushima Health Management Survey. Data from 22  878 men and 27 669 women aged 16 years and older were anal...
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Conclusion: Knowledge obtained from this study could be beneficial for better understanding, assessment, and management of symptom clusters in women with BC. It may also help patients to plan ahead for them to seek management of concurrent symptoms to improve their quality of life.
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