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By: Tamara Sellman, RPSGT, CCSH on December 13th, 2019

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December 2019 Insomnia News

INSOMNIA WIRE final 1Insomnia Wire is an occasional supplemental news report 
capturing insomnia news of relevant interest to sleep
technologists and sleep health educators not featured in our
regular news series, This Week in Sleep Medicine.


NOTE: Some links might require additional registration or password access. If you work in a sleep clinic, hospital system, or research institution, you should be able to allocate access through them. 
  1. Journal of Sleep Research : Reduced dynamic functional connectivity between salience and executive brain networks in insomnia disorder [DEC 3, 2019]
  2. Seizure : Insomnia symptoms and obesity are associated with aggression independent of depression in patients with epilepsy [DEC 3, 2019]
  3. The Sleep Doctor : Terpenes: They are Not Just in Marijuana and They Can Help with Sleep [DEC 3, 2019]
  4. Current Opinion in Psychology : Insomnia and Depression: Clinical Associations and Possible Mechanistic Links [DEC 2, 2019]
  5. Journal of Sleep Research : Reciprocal relations between work stress and insomnia symptoms: A prospective study. [DEC 2, 2019]
  6. Nordic Journal of Psychiatry : Polysomnographic and psychometric correlates of napping in primary insomnia patients [DEC 2, 2019]
  7. Trials : Cognitive behavioural therapy for insomnia (CBTi) as a treatment for tinnitus-related insomnia: protocol for a randomised controlled trial [DEC 2, 2019]
  8. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation : Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia Improves Insomnia and Diabetes Outcomes in People with Diabetes [DEC 1, 2019]
  9. Neural Plasticity : Amygdala Changes in Chronic Insomnia and Their Association with Sleep and Anxiety Symptoms: Insight from Shape Analysis [DEC 1, 2019]
  10. Sleep Review : Sleep Tech Company Cerebra Collaborates with Brewery to Study Hop Oil-Infused Product for Sleep [DEC 1, 2019]
  11. ABC Radio National : Insomnia impacts more than just your beauty sleep [NOV 29, 2019]
  12. SLEEP : Quantitative analysis of the placebo response in pharmacotherapy of insomnia and its application in clinical trials [NOV 29, 2019]
  13. British Journal of General Practice : Yonder: Insomnia, hyponatraemia, heart failure, and childhood cancer survivors [NOV 28, 2019]
  14. Sleep Medicine Clinics : Insomnia and Cognitive Performance [NOV 27, 2019]
  15. Gaceta Sanitaria : Benzoletter: minimal intervention for deprescribing benzodiazepines in patients with insomnia [NOV 26, 2019]
  16. E Clinical Medicine/The Lancet : Respiratory arousal control needed for insomnia OSA patients-authors’ reply [NOV 25, 2019]
  17. Europe PMC : A brief behavioral treatment for unresolved insomnia in adolescents: a single-case multiple baseline pilot study, evaluating self-reported outcomes of efficacy, safety, and acceptability. [NOV 25, 2019]
  18. General Hospital Psychiatry: Long-term use of hypnotics: Analysis of trends and risk factors [NOV 24, 2019]
  19. Sleep Review : Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia Shows Benefit for Children with Autism and Their Parents [NOV 24, 2019]
  20. News-Medical.net : New targeted treatment for insomnia has fewer side effects [NOV 22, 2019]
  21. BMJ Open Respiratory Research : Data from the Brazilian Baependi heart study cohort yield new insights into the genetic epidemiology of insomnia [NOV 19, 2019]
  22. Medical Hypotheses : Trazodone and mirtazapine: A possible opioid involvement in their use (at low dose) for sleep? [NOV 18, 2019]