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Online Therapy for Insomnia Linked to Improved Mental Health

University students undergoing online CBT program had reductions in insomnia, paranoia, hallucinations
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

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If 2.6 billion people were suffering from an illness, you’d think we’d all be more familiar with it. That figure represents 33.7% of the population of the world, after all. It also represents the share of that population that will at some point experience an anxiety disorder, according to the National Institutes of Health. For those billions, the experience of clinical anxiety can range from a persistent fretfulness, distractedness and a sort of whole-body clenching, to the paralytic crisis of a full-blown panic attack. All of it feels lousy; all of it is a state you race to escape — which typically only ...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized anxiety disorder behavior health OCD psychology PTSD Source Type: news
HOW TO SLEEP is a common question with many Britons suffering from insomnia. Here are five unusual ways to nod off fast.
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Authors: Cassidy-Eagle E, Siebern A, Unti L, Glassman J, O'Hara R Abstract OBJECTIVES: Improving the sleep of older adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) represents a first step in discovering whether interventions directed at modifying this risk factor also have the potential to alter the cognitive decline trajectory. METHODS: A six-session, adapted version of a cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) was administered to older adults (N = 28; 14 per group) with MCI across two residential facilities. Participants were randomly assigned to either the sleep intervention or an active cont...
Source: Clinical Gerontologist - Category: Geriatrics Tags: Clin Gerontol Source Type: research
Conditions:   Insomnia;   Physical Health Functioning;   Mental Health Functioning Interventions:   Behavioral: Computerized Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia;   Behavioral: Sleep Education Sponsors:   University of Colorado, Denver;   Military Suicide Research Consortium (MSRC);   Denver Research Institute Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
REM sleep behavior disorder significantly increases the risk of developing Parkinson's disease. A recent study demonstrates that inflammation may be key.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Source Type: news
REM sleep behavior disorder significantly increases the risk of developing Parkinson's disease. A recent study demonstrates that inflammation may be key.
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - Category: Neurology Tags: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Source Type: news
Publication date: February 2018 Source:Journal of Psychiatric Research, Volume 97 Author(s): Takeo Hata, Tetsufumi Kanazawa, Takeshi Hamada, Masami Nishihara, Ashley Ian Bush, Hiroshi Yoneda, Miki Nakajima, Takahiro Katsumata Although benzodiazepines (BZDs) are commonly prescribed for insomnia or anxiety, long-term use of BZDs causes serious adverse effects such as daytime drowsiness and cognitive decline. In the current study, we evaluated the predictors and preventers of long-term usage of BZDs from a retrospective survey by utilizing the 12-year prescription record of a university hospital. From the prescription data o...
Source: Journal of Psychiatric Research - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Conclusion Hip pain patients with radiographs demonstrating minimal to no hip arthritis with and without hip deformity experience significant contributory yet modifiable disorders of sleep and anxiety. If recognized early in presentation, treatment of insomnia and anxiety ultimately will improve outcomes for hip patients treated either conservatively or surgically for their hip disorder. Level of Evidence 3
Source: PMandR - Category: Rehabilitation Source Type: research
Authors: Nolan TE, Elkins TE Abstract Preview What do complaints of sleeplessness, depression, childhood sexual abuse, and dysfunctional family and marital relationships have to do with chronic pelvic pain? Maybe a lot, according to the authors' findings in studies of patients at a clinic for chronic pain. The authors describe diagnostic clues to watch for during history taking, an approach to differential diagnosis (including use of the "torso score"), and therapeutic options. PMID: 29206548 [PubMed]
Source: Postgraduate Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Postgrad Med Source Type: research
Conditions:   Insomnia;   Mental Health Functioning;   Physical Health Functioning Interventions:   Behavioral: Computerized Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia;   Behavioral: Sleep Education Sponsors:   University of Colorado, Denver;   Veterans Health Administration Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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