Can ’t Sleep? Behavioral Therapy May Ease Insomnia

More doctors have become aware of cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBTI), a nondrug treatment that can improve sleep by helping patients change beliefs and behaviors.
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CONCLUSIONS These results suggest that berberine can alleviate insomnia in rats through a neuroprotective effect and improved metabolic level. Berberine has great potential in treatment of insomnia and might have better clinical significance. PMID: 32623439 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Medical Science Monitor - Category: Research Tags: Med Sci Monit Source Type: research
Insomnia continues to be neglected globally, despite its high prevalence. Guidelines by the health regulatory agencies call for studies to evaluate the effect of sedative-hypnotics on sleep quality.
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tags: Research Source Type: research
Authors: Zhan LH, Dong YJ, Yang K, Lei SS, Li B, Teng X, Zhou C, Luo R, Yu QX, Jin HY, Lv GY, Chen SH Abstract Suanzaoren decoction (SZRT), a classic Chinese herbal prescription, has been used as a treatment for insomnia for more than a thousand years. However, recent studies have found no significant effects of SZRT as a treatment for insomnia caused by gastric discomfort. Herein, we studied the effects of modified Suanzaoren decoction (MSZRD) on gastrointestinal disorder-related insomnia. The main constituents of MSZRD were spinosin (2.21 mg/g) and 6-feruloylspinosin (0.78 mg/g). A pentobarbital-ind...
Source: Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Tags: Evid Based Complement Alternat Med Source Type: research
This study suggested that eating disorders are associated with BD type I, independent of mediating factors. Health care providers should consider pharmacological or psychotherapeutic interventions that could treat both syndromes sparingly.
Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research
Insomnia is a significant public health concern. Cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-i) is considered first-line treatment. The use of telemedicine for CBT-i allows for increased access to providers for patients who are geographically remote as well as to self-directed CBT-i modalities that do not require the involvement of a therapist. Tele-CBT-i modalities include video conferencing with a CBT-i therapist in an individual or group setting or use of Web or mobile application-based CBT-i modules with varying levels of support from a therapist. Multiple studies and meta-analyses support the efficacy of tele-CBT-i...
Source: Sleep Medicine Clinics - Category: Sleep Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Findings highlight the adverse outcomes associated with sleep disturbance among caregivers and suggest that higher caregiving demands increases the effect of sleep disturbance on quality of life. CLINICAL IMPLICATIONS: Increased caregiving is associated with adverse physical and mental health consequences. Assessing and treating sleep disturbance among caregivers is needed and may lead to improvements in mental health and quality of life. PMID: 32597344 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Clinical Gerontologist - Category: Geriatrics Tags: Clin Gerontol Source Type: research
Siliquini Italy was the first European country that entered a nationwide lockdown during the COVID-19 pandemic. Since quarantine can impact on mental health, this study aimed to estimate the prevalence of depressive symptoms, anxiety symptoms and sleeping disturbances in the Italian population during lockdown. The factors that might influence such outcomes were explored. A national cross-sectional survey was performed during the last 14 days of the Italian lockdown. Questionnaires assessed socio-demographics characteristic, behaviors and healthcare access. The outcomes were assessed using Patient Health Questionnaire-...
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
Conditions:   Autism Spectrum Disorder;   Insomnia Intervention:   Device: SweetDreams Sponsor:   University of California, San Francisco Not yet recruiting
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Conditions:   Autism Spectrum Disorder;   Insomnia Intervention:   Device: SweetDreams Sponsor:   University of California, San Francisco Not yet recruiting
Source: - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
ConclusionsA low dose of trazodone seems acceptable and effective in reducing insomnia severity and improving concentration and recall abilities in this pilot study. The improvement of cognition could be achieved by alleviation of insomnia severity. Considering the high incidence of insomnia in CSVD patients, the results of this preliminary study support the use of low-dose trazodone to deal with insomnia and cognitive impairment in CSVD.
Source: Frontiers in Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
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