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By: Tamara Sellman, RPSGT, CCSH on June 12th, 2020

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Recent Insomnia News, June 2020

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. Sleep Review : United States Becomes First Country Where Insomnia Drug DAYVIGO Is Available [JUNE 3, 2020]
  2. Behavioral Sleep Medicine : The Development of a Brief Version of the Insomnia Severity Index (ISI-3) in Older Adult Veterans with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder [JUNE 1, 2020]
  3. The Hearing Journal : Tinnitus and Insomnia: Management via Audiologist-Delivered CBT [JUNE 1, 2020]
  4. Lifehacker : How To Know If You're Relying Too Much On Sleep And Anxiety Medications [MAY 30, 2020]
  5. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences : Cognitive behavioural therapy for insomnia in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: protocol for the randomised, single-blinded, parallel-group Sleep-RA trial [MAY 29, 2020]
  6. Current Developments in Nutrition : The Association Between Insomnia and Night Eating Behavior in Chinese Adults [MAY 29, 2020]
  7. Runner's World : Does Sleepytime Tea Really Help You Fall Asleep? [MAY 29, 2020]
  8. SLEEP : Insomnia and Cause-Specific Mortality in Men and Women [MAY 27, 2020]
  9. SLEEP : Overnight Memory Consolidation in Insomnia versus Normal and Experimentally Disrupted Sleep [MAY 27, 2020]
  10. SLEEP : Reconsidering Stimulus Control: Activities in Bed Associated with Sleep-Related Outcomes [MAY 27, 2020]
  11. SLEEP : Short and Long-Term Effects of Trazodone vs. Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment on EEG Power During NREM Sleep in Chronic Insomnia [MAY 27, 2020]
  12. Journal of Affective Disorders : Depression prevention in digital cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia: Is rumination a mediator? [MAY 22, 2020]
  13. Psycho-Oncology : The Impact of Social Constraints on Insomnia Among African‐American Breast Cancer Survivors: The Mediating Role of Fear of Recurrence [MAY 22, 2020]
  14. BMJ 0pen : Cannabidiol (CBD) and Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) for chronic insomnia disorder (‘CANSLEEP’ trial): protocol for a randomised, placebo-controlled, double-blinded, proof-of-concept trial [MAY 18, 2020]
  15. SLEEP : Isolating the role of time in bed restriction in the treatment of insomnia: a randomised, controlled, dismantling trial comparing sleep restriction therapy with time in bed regularisation [MAY 18, 2020]
  16. The New Daily : Tough cure for insomnia: Patients woken up every 20 minutes [MAY 17, 2020]
  17. Journal of Sleep Research : Zolpidem overutilisation among Korean patients with insomnia [MAY 14, 2020]
  18. The Sleep Doctor : The Power Of Cooling On Sleep And A Racing Mind [MAY 14, 2020]
  19. Journal of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy : Integration of insomnia management strategies in cognitive behavior therapy for generalized anxiety disorder [MAY 13, 2020]
  20. Journal of Affective Disorders : Anxiety predicts dyadic sleep characteristics in couples experiencing insomnia but not in couples without sleep disorders [MAY 12, 2020]
  21. The Journal of Psychology : Workplace Surface Acting and Employee Insomnia: A Moderated Mediation Model of Psychological Detachment and Dispositional Mindfulness [MAY 12, 2020]
  22. Women's Health Reports : Evaluating the Feasibility and Acceptability of Internet-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia in Rural Women [MAY 12, 2020]
  23. PLOS One : Overnight pulse wave analysis to assess autonomic changes during sleep in insomnia patients and healthy sleepers [MAY 7, 2020]
  24. Mental Health Weekly : New report examines medication trends for depression, anxiety and insomnia [MAY 4, 2020]
  25. BMC Psychiatry : The effect of yoga on sleep quality and insomnia in women with sleep problems: a systematic review and meta-analysis [MAY 1, 2020]