Results show that insomnia symptoms persisting from childhood through adolescence and into adulthood were associated with a 2.8-fold increased risk of internalizing disorders.
Category: Mental Health
Children with greater pre-existing anxiety symptoms showed the most dramatic alterations in emotional responding after sleep restriction.Read More
A year into the pandemic, sleep scientists are beginning to understand how our sleep has changed, and what the implications may be for people’s wellbeing.Read More
The findings add to what’s already known about the association between sleep, daily mood, and long-term risk of depression.Read More
The findings suggest that interventions that target sleep disturbances might help alleviate the negative effects of frailty on psychological well-being.Read More
Psychology Today: A sleep expert explains why meditating yourself to sleep doesn’t work.Read More
Researchers develop a mouse model to detect how disruptions in NREM sleep result in increased vulnerability to future stress.Read More
One of the three awardees is Laura Lewis, PhD, for her proposal “Linking sleep, cerebrospinal fluid flow, and inflammation, in depression.”Read More
Sleep Disruption & Depression: Depressive Symptoms Arise in Adolescent, But Not Adult, Mice with Repeated Sleep Delays
Their findings are particularly relevant in the context of a pandemic, when adolescents’ mental health is already under strain.Read More
Analyses revealed a significant proportion of the improvements in depressive symptoms were caused by the improvements in sleep.Read More
Mental Health & Sleep Interlinked, Confirms Study. And That Relationship Isn’t Influenced by Physical Exercise.
A COVID-19 study aimed to map mental health and sleep problems and to investigate whether changes in exercise had consequences for sleep.Read More
A study published in Sleep Medicine found that cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBTi) was associated with improvement of depression.Read More
The finding holds particular promise for populations that are routinely exposed to trauma, such as military personnel and first responders.Read More