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By: Tamara Sellman, RPSGT, CCSH on May 29th, 2020

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Recent Sleep Disorder News, Late Spring 2020

SLEEP DISORDER WIRE final 1Sleep Disorder Wire is an occasional supplemental news report

capturing sleep disorder news* of relevant interest to

sleep technologists and sleep health educators not featured in

our regular news series, This Week in Sleep Medicine.

*beyond insomnia, circadian rhythm disorders, and sleep breathing disorders, which appear as separate curations in the Sleep Wire series


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 Health : The association between exposure to second-hand smoke and sleep disturbances: A systematic review and meta-analysis [MAY 20, 2020]
  2. Sleep Medicine Reviews : Cannabinoid therapies in the management of sleep disorders: a systematic review of preclinical and clinical studies [MAY 16, 2020]
  3. BioMed Research International : Self-Reported Rapid Eye Movement Sleep Behavior Disturbance and Its Associated Factors among Medicine and Health Science Students at the University of Gondar [MAY 15, 2020]
  4. Pulmonary Fibrosis News : Restless Legs Syndrome Prevalent in IPF Patients, Study Finds [MAY 13, 2020]
  5. PsychCentral : Sleep Disturbance and Bipolar Disorder [MAY 8, 2020]
  6. Sleep Review : Taking Back Control in Hypersomnia Disorders [MAY 7, 2020]
  7. PsyPost : New psychology research uncovers a personality trait linked to nightmares [MAY 4, 2020]
  8. Scientific Reports : Genetic basis of sleep bruxism and sleep apnea—response to a medical puzzle [MAY 4, 2020]
  9. Sensors : Recognition of Patient Groups with Sleep Related Disorders using Bio-signal Processing and Deep Learning [MAY 2, 2020]
  10. Psychiatric Times : Sleep Disorders: A Wake-Up Call [APR 30, 2020]
  11. Neurology : Prevalence and correlates of periodic limb movements in OSA and the effect of CPAP therapy [APR 28, 2020]
  12. Psychology Today : 5 Ways to Stop Nightmares [APR 27, 2020]
  13. Sleep and Breathing : Sleep apnea syndrome comorbid with and without restless legs syndrome: differences in insomnia specific symptoms [APR 25, 2020]
  14. BJPsych Bulletin : Feasibility and utility of enhanced sleep management on in-patient psychiatry wards [APR 24, 2020]
  15. Journal of Clinical Medicine : Prevalence and Associated Factors of Nocturnal Eating Behavior and Sleep-Related Eating Disorder-Like Behavior in Japanese Young Adults: Results of an Internet Survey Using Munich Parasomnia Screening [APR 24, 2020]
  16. Times of India : Vicky Kaushal once suffered from sleep paralysis. Here's why this happens to some people [APR 23, 2020]
  17. The Mighty via Yahoo! : Why Being Disabled Is My Full-Time Job (narcolepsy) [APR 22, 2020]
  18. Neurology Advisor : The Narcolepsy Severity Scale Is Valid, Reliable in Treatment of Narcolepsy [APR 22, 2020]
  19. Cytokine : Cytokines in narcolepsy: A systematic review and meta-analysis [APR 18, 2020]
  20. TechXplore : Machine learning technique helps wearable devices get better at diagnosing sleep disorders and quality [APR 16, 2020]