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The latest developments in pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic approaches to treating sleep disorders.
Negative 40 Winks: 10 Facts About Sleep Deprivation
Hypertension, diabetes, depression, obesity—just a few of the chronic ills that affect persons with sleep insufficiency. Catch up on your sleep facts and figures in these 10 slides.
Mini Quiz: Sleep and Violence
A quiz on complex sleep-related behaviors.
Sleep and Executive Function in ADHD
A recent study has found that induction of slow waves during early non-rapid eye movement sleep may improve executive function in children with ADHD.
A Review of Changes in DSM-5 Sleep-Wake Disorders
DSM-5 sleep-wake disorders are now more in sync with other medical disorders and sleep disorders classificatory systems. Here's what's changed.
Here's a brief history of sleepwalking, associated factors, and pathology; sleep-related violence and forensic considerations; and management strategies.
Parasomnias: What Psychiatrists Need to Know
Here's an update on parasomnias—the undesirable physical, experiential, or behavioral phenomena that occur exclusively during sleep onset, during sleep, or during arousals from sleep.
The Correlation Between Sleep Disturbance and Suicide
All psychiatrists know the risk factors for suicide. Among the newest modifiable risk factors to join the list are insomnia and nightmares.
Managing Insomnia: A Cautionary Tale
In this video, Dr Karl Doghramji, describes the various agents available for managing sleep disorders and discusses the adverse effects associated with over-the-counter, nutraceutical, and prescription sleep aids.
What’s New Under the Moon—Insomnia and Sleep Deprivation
Insomnia—a sleep disorder that can pose impairments far more debilitating than than problems with cognition (eg, difficulty processing, unclear thinking).
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