: Despite Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I) being considered the first-line treatment for insomnia, it is not without its challenges. As such it is worthwhile to consider, and test, alternative or adjuvant...Read More
Orexin neurons, located in the hypothalamus, produce orexin-A and orexin-B neuropeptides and send widespread projections throughout the central nervous system, including many nuclei that are critically involved in sleep-wake,...Read More
Behavioral Interventions for Sleep Disturbances in Children with Neurological and Neurodevelopmental Disorders: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.
Sleep disturbances are common and associated with negative functional and health consequences in children with neurological and neurodevelopmental disorders (NNDDs), and represent an important potential target for behavioral...Read More
Sleep disorders are frequent in patients diagnosed with essential tremor (ET). The present review focuses on sleep disorders and the results of polysomnographic studies performed in patients with ET. For this purpose we...Read More
Reduced dynamic functional connectivity between salience and executive brain networks in insomnia disorder.
Research into insomnia disorder has pointed to large-scale brain network dysfunctions. Dynamic functional connectivity is instrumental to cognitive functions but has not been investigated in insomnia disorder. This study...Read More
The development of a theoretically derived measure exploring extreme appraisals of sleep in bipolar disorder: a Delphi study with professionals.
Sleep and mood are known to be linked and this is particularly evident in people with a diagnosis of bipolar disorder (BD). It has been proposed that psychological interventions improving sleep can be a pathway for improving...Read More
Obstructive Sleep Apnea Screening with a 4-Item Instrument, Named GOAL Questionnaire: Development, Validation and Comparative Study with No-Apnea, STOP-Bang, and NoSAS.
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a very prevalent disorder. Here, we aimed to develop and validate a practical questionnaire with yes-or-no answers, and to compare its performance with other well-validated instruments: No-Apnea,...Read More
Effect of Heart Rate Variability Biofeedback Sessions With Resonant Frequency Breathing on Sleep: A Pilot Study Among Family Caregivers of Patients With Cancer.
Heart rate variability biofeedback (HRV-BF) is used as a skill in psychosomatic medicine, but is not yet established in the field of sleep. The present study aimed to evaluate the effect of HRV-BF with resonant frequency...Read More
Workplace Stress in the University Clinical Settings: Comparison between the Cardiac Unit snd Emergency Center Medical Staff.
Stress at work is a specific type of stress arising from the work environment. Stress of the medical staff has been investigated in recent years by the medical institutions of different countries. The aim of this study was to...Read More