Sleep Disorders

Having post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression treated with antidepressants, or mental illness in general is linked with an increased risk of rapid eye movement (REM) sleep behavior disorder, according to a study published online in Neurology.


Children who have frequent nightmares or night terrors may be more susceptible to psychotic experiences in early adolescence.

People who have trouble sleeping tend to have less volume in certain regions of the brain than those without sleep problems, a new study suggests.

Ramelteon insomnia

An updated meta-analysis of 13 trials assesses short-term use of ramelteon on improvement in insomnia.

Patients whose sleep-disordered breathing improves with oral appliance therapy may still have residual excessive sleepiness (RES), researchers from Belgium report.

Kids who regularly plugged into social networking sites before bedtime reported sleeping nearly an hour less on school nights than those who rarely connected online, a new study shows.