Insomnia and the Interpersonal Theory of suicide among civilians, service members, and veterans - Tubbs AS, Killgore WDS, Karp JF, Fernandez FX, Grandner MA.
BACKGROUND: Insomnia is associated with suicide risk in civilian and military populations. Thwarted belongingness is proposed as a mediator of this relationship under the Interpersonal Theory of Suicide (IPTS). The present study explored how insomnia relat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 6, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Sleep hygiene practices in patients with major depression with comorbid insomnia, primary insomnia, and good sleepers - Sandoval-Rinc ón M, Sánchez-Ferrer JC, Muñoz-Delgado J, Saldívar-Hernández RK, Jiménez-Genchi A.
Introduction. Inadequate sleep hygiene (SH) is considered factor contributing to insomnia. However, the practice of SH by depressed patients with comorbid insomnia has not been explored. OBJECTIVE. We aimed to compare the practice of SH between pat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 5, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Revisiting the factor structure of the insomnia severity index among survivors of the 2013 Super Typhoon Haiyan - Liang Y, Labarda CE, Chan CS.
OBJECTIVE: The insomnia severity index (ISI) is often used as a screening tool used with its recommended clinical cutoff scores. However, this practice presumes a single-factor structure, which has received little theoretical or empirical support. This stu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 3, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

DR ELLIE CANNON: Is there a natural remedy to tackle my dreadful insomnia?
DR ELLIE CANNON: Today's reader is asking if there any natural remedies they can take to help with their dreadful insomnia where they keep waking up, despite being a healthy and fit 52-year-old man. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: A breakthrough in insomnia drugs thanks to sleepy dogs! 
DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Like humans, dogs can spontaneously develop narcolepsy and I have seen some extraordinary footage of them running excitedly before suddenly collapsing into deep sleep. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 30, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is Insomnia Solvable? Cancer Deaths and COVID; 'Explosive' Diarrhea at Grand Canyon
(MedPage Today) -- Note that some links may require subscriptions. Is insomnia solvable? Experts say yes. (New Scientist) Patients at several healthcare facilities in Florida were evacuated following electricity outages, building damage, and... (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - September 30, 2022 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

How to sleep: Trying to sleep can actually keep you awake - do the 'opposite' says expert
Sleep is a crucial time for the body to rest and recover, however, many struggle to fall asleep; one of the best ways to alleviate insomnia could be to try staying awake. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Anglo-French drugs to focus on specialty segments'
AFDIL president Nirbhay Kanoria told ET in an interview that the 100-year-old pharma company is focusing on specialty therapeutic segments such as orthopaedics, women's health, respiratory and insomnia, along with non-branded generics, with a focus on rural and semi-urban areas. He said the company has launched four divisions and is busy launching new products after the sale of brands to Lupin. "We are reorienting our sales approach from targeting general practitioners to more specialists-driven, in line with our new businesses," said Kanoria. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - September 26, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Can ’t get tune out of your head? Try this | Letter
PianistSusan Tomespasses on advice that she received from a psychotherapist to chase away dreaded earwormsTim Harrison asks for tips on how to get rid of certain music playing on an endless loop in his brain (Letters, 25 September). I once developed a bad case of music-looping after recording an album of jolly 1920s syncopated piano music. The resulting sleeplessness got so bad that I consulted a psychotherapist. He advised deep breathing techniques and taught me how to devote my attention to slow, even breathing while allowing my mind to become quiet. I still use this method to chase away the dreaded earworms.Susan TomesE...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 26, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Letters Tags: Music Psychology Culture Mental health Society Science Source Type: news

Want to get a good night ’s sleep? First of all, stop trying
Seven expert and unexpected tips for people who have already tried everythingAs a sleep coach, I regularly meet people who have “tried everything” to get more sleep. They have read every article on the subject and devoured every tip on the internet and then adjusted and readjusted their routines based on the advice they have found. Many of them are doing all the right things – spending time winding down before bed, cur bing screen time, meditating – but still they struggle. The problem is that when it comes to sleep, unlike almost every other area of life, effort is not rewarded. In fact, it is actively punished. T...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 24, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Camilla Stoddart Tags: Life and style Sleep Psychology Science Health & wellbeing Source Type: news

Insomnia May Up Risk for Subjective Memory Decline in Older Adults
Middle - aged and older adults with insomnia more likely to report memory decline over subsequent three years (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 23, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Internal Medicine, Neurology, Psychiatry, Geriatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

Insomnia May Up Risk for Subjective Memory Decline in Older Adults
FRIDAY, Sept. 23, 2022 -- Insomnia may increase the likelihood of subjective memory decline in middle-aged and older adults, according to a study published online July 25 in SLEEP. Jean-Louis Zhao, from the University of Montreal, and colleagues... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 23, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Z-drugs and falls in nursing home patients: data from the INCUR study - Damanti S, Tresoldi M, de Souto Barreto P, Rolland Y, Cesari M.
BACKGROUND: Z-drugs are the most prescribed treatment for insomnia, but their negative effect on the body sway can increase the risk of falls. AIMS: Evaluating the association between Z-drugs and falls in a resident cohort. METHODS: Prospective obs... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

No Weird Dreams for Insomnia Patients Taking Lemborexant
(MedPage Today) -- NEW ORLEANS -- Abnormal dreams and nightmares were not common for insomnia patients treated with lemborexant (Dayvigo), according to two phase III clinical trials. Overall, few participants in the SUNRISE-1 (1.2%) and SUNRISE... (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - September 20, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Group Therapy for Insomnia Studied in RA Patients
Nurse - led group cognitive behavioral therapy had no effect on objective sleep measures but did improve patient - reported secondary outcomes (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 20, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, Rheumatology, Journal, Source Type: news