Medical student education in sleep and its disorders: has it improved over 20 years? | Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry

https://jnnp.bmj.com/content/90/Suppl_2/A12.2

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Association between insomnia disorder and cognitive function in middle-aged and older adults: a cross-sectional analysis of the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging | Sleep | Oxford Academic

https://academic.oup.com/sleep/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/sleep/zsz114/5488740?redirectedFrom=fulltext

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Early childhood adversity associations with nightmare severity and sleep spindles

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Early childhood adversity associations with nightmare severity andsleep spindles*

Tore Nielsen, Michelle Carr, Claudia Picard-Deland, Louis-Philippe Marquis, Kadia Saint-Onge, Cloé Blanchette-Carrière, Tyna Paquette

Abstract

Objective: Childhood adversity figures prominently in the clinical histories of children and adolescents suffering from a panoply of physical, mental or sleep disorders, including posttraumatic stress disorder. But the nature and prevalence of early adversity in the case of idiopathic nightmare-prone individuals have received little study. We characterize the types and frequencies of self-reported childhood adversity for nightmare-prone individuals using the developmentally sensitive Traumatic Antecedents Questionnaire (TAQ) and assess relationships between separation adversity and sleep spindles. Method: The TAQ was administered to 73 non-treatment-seeking volunteers with frequent idiopathic nightmares and 67 healthy controls. Nightmare severity, anxiety, depression, alexithymia and past and present sleep disorders were also assessed. Sleep was recorded with polysomnography (PSG) for 90 participants and sleep spindles were…

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Study Uncovers Large-scale Brain Patterns and Networks That Control Sleep – Sleep Review

http://www.sleepreviewmag.com/2019/04/brain-patterns-networks-control-sleep/

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Scientists Want You to Lucid Dream – Medium Magazine

Source: Scientists Want You to Lucid Dream – Reasonable Doubt – Medium

Experts think lucid dreaming could be therapeutic. How to achieve the dream state is complicated.

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A Meaningful Step Toward Understanding the Cause and Impact of Nightmares

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Source: JCSM – A Meaningful Step Toward Understanding the Cause and Impact of Nightmares

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Nightmare Severity Is Inversely Related to Frontal Brain Activity During Waking State Picture Viewing.

Marquis LP, Julien SH, Baril AA, Blanchette-Carrière C, Paquette T, Carr M, Soucy JP, Montplaisir J, Nielsen T.

J Clin Sleep Med. 2019 Feb 4. pii: jc-18-00539. [Epub ahead of print]

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The Scary Science Behind the Sleep Paralysis in “Haunting of Hill House” | Sleepopolis

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