After losing a night’s sleep, people with high but subclinical attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) traits performed worse on tasks involving attentional regulation and emotional control than people with low ADHD traits did.
In the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, the proportion of people with clinically meaningful sleep difficulties grew to include half of all survey respondents, according to a study in the Journal of Sleep Research.
Maternal insomnia increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, with many mothers also reporting mild-to-high levels of acute anxiety related to COVID-19, according to a study published online in the Journal of Sleep Research.
A secondary analysis of a study investigating adjunctive pimavanserin for the treatment of patients with major depressive disorder found that it significantly improved insomnia and sleepiness, researchers reported at Psych Congress 2020.
Poor sleep may be linked to a greater risk for poor mental health on college campuses, new research suggests. With each night of insufficient sleep, the risk of mental health symptoms increased by roughly 20%.
NEW YORK—Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) delivered by video call appears to inspire as much confidence among patients with insomnia as does the traditional face-to-face approach, according to preliminary research.