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The latest developments in pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic approaches to treating sleep disorders.

Sleep Disorders

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Parasomnias result from a blurring between stages of sleep. See if answers to any of these 6 questions are clear to you.

Insomnia is the predominant sleep disorder seen in autism spectrum disorder. The deficits of each condition compound those of the other.

Shift work and metabolic disorders.

Diabetes, obesity, CVD—all have been linked to disruption of the day-night rhythm caused by shift work. More facts and some tips for your shift-weary patients, here.

How much less sleep do insomniacs get? What causes brainstem hyperarousal? Is insomnia heritable? If you snooze, you lose on this quiz!

Sleep apnea linked to depression in men

The association remained statistically significant even after adjusting for age, waist circumference, smoking, and other confounders.

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Circadian components are profound in depressive disorders, such seasonal affective disorder. This article introduces a course to be given at this year’s APA Meeting in Toronto, on melatonin and light treatment.

The human condition is such that all of us may be vulnerable to seasonal affective disorder. If placed in an environment sufficiently deprived of light we would all develop a reversible syndrome of major depression.

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