Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorders

Sleep Disorders: A Wake-Up Call

April 30, 2020

The associations between sleep/rhythms and psychiatric disorders are not well understood. With additional research we can better address key issues and improve patient outcomes.

The Strong Relationship Between Sleep and Suicide

April 30, 2020

The steadily rising rate of suicide in the US is a vexing public health crisis. Among the many risk factors for suicidal thoughts and behaviors is sleep disturbance.

Circadian Rhythms Across the Lifespan

April 30, 2020

Circadian rhythms have a profound effect on our mental and physical health. Indeed, mental health and circadian health are tightly entwined, and circadian interventions can improve mood and well-being, even in healthy people.

The COVID-19 Pandemic and Emotional Wellbeing: Tips for Healthy Routines and Rhythms During Unpredictable Times

March 30, 2020

Recommendations from the International Society of Bipolar Disorders Task Force on Chronobiology and Chronotherapy and the Society for Light Treatment and Biologic Rhythms.

Screentime Solutions for Depression and Bipolar

November 26, 2018

Blue spectrum light can worsen two systems that are already fragile in people with mood disorders: sleep and circadian rhythms. Fortunately, there are simple solutions to correct this problem.

Sleep Hygiene: Tips on Getting a Restful Night's Sleep

March 09, 2016

Concerned about daylight savings time? This patient handout offers tips for getting a good night's sleep.

Sleep Disturbances After Traumatic Brain Injury

September 30, 2015

Sleep-related problems are among the most disabling consequences of TBI, with multiple influences: impairment of neuronal plasticity, metabolomic alterations, loss of vascular homeostasis, and disruption of the blood-brain barrier. The authors take a close look.

The Body Clock and Its Discontents

August 03, 2015

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.

Additions to Our Sleep Armamentarium

April 13, 2014

What's new in sleep medicine? The latest developments in both new and novel approaches to treating sleep disorders.

Implementing Effective Insomnia Management: Important Issues in Evaluation and Treatment

November 02, 2012

What is sleep normally and what are the primary factors that regulate sleep? Understanding that the primary factors that regulate the sleep wake cycle are homeostatic and circadian will help clinicians assess sleep problems in patients.