The following links direct you to press releases summarizing research that will be among more than 1,300 scientific abstracts presented at SLEEP 2009, the 23rd Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies (APSS) in Seattle, Wash. Each of these abstracts will be presented on Tuesday, June 9, the second day of the scientific program. Abstract details are included at the end of each press release.
The abstracts being presented at SLEEP 2009 were recently published in a special supplement of the journal SLEEP. You can download the abstract supplement as a 10 MB file in PDF format.
- Chronic Insomnia with Short Sleep Duration is a Significant Risk Factor for Diabetes
- Study Links Primary Insomnia to a Neurochemical Abnormality in Young and Middle-Aged Adults
- People with Chronic Insomnia Require Increased Brain Activation to Maintain Normal Daily Function
- Meditation May be an Effective Treatment for Insomnia
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is an Effective Treatment for Chronic Insomnia
- Genetic Link Found Between Stress-Induced Sleep Loss and Intrusive Thinking
Sleep Related Breathing Disorders
- Obstructive Sleep Apnea Prevalent in Non-Obese Patients
- Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patients Have Increased Occurrences of Parasomnia Symptoms
- Playing a High Resistance Wind Instrument May Reduce Risk for Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Musicians
Sleep in Psychiatric Disorders
- Nightmares Predict Elevated Suicidal Symptoms in Patients Seeking Admission to Emergency Mental Health Facility
- Study Links Later Parental-Mandated Bedtimes for Teens with Depression and Suicidal Thoughts