“People Who Sleep Less Than Eight Hours a Night Are More Likely to Suffer from Depression, Anxiety’ reviews research found that regular sleep disruptions, including inadequate sleep duration, are associated with difficulty in shifting one’s attention away from negative information.
Following up on last week’s posting about a sleep scientist’s advice opposing use of sleep medications, and advocating for naturalistic and psychological, here is another interesting article about research that finds that tart cherry do’s significantly increased sleep time for
NPR posted “Sleep Scientist Warns against Walking through Life ‘In An Underslept State’” on 10-16-17. This article, which is a summary of a fresh air interview with sleep scientist Matthew Walker is an excellent and concise summary of the current
The Wall Street Journal published “A Good Night’s Sleep Is Tied to Interruptions, Not Just Hours” on 12-1-15. This is a fairly long and detailed article that reviews recent research and also some general recommendations for sleep hygiene. The study
Sleep problems are often part of our patients’ symptoms, and recent research has provided a better understanding of why it is important for mental health professionals to ask about sleep and include treatment for sleep problems in our treatment plans.