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 Wednesday, June 10, the third 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.
- Parental Presence at Bedtime May Result in Sleep Difficulties in Young Children
- Better Sleep Across Both Weekdays and Weekends is Associated with Improved Academic Success
- Link Found between Poor Sleep Quality and Increased Risk of Death in Middle-Aged and Older Adults
- Less than Half of Older Adults in America Get the Recommended Eight Hours of Nightly Sleep
- Caffeine Intake Prevents Risk Taking After Extreme Sleep Deprivation
- Older Adults Are Less Affected by Sleep Deprivation than Younger Adults During Cognitive Performance
- Naps with Rapid Eye Movement (REM) Sleep Increase Receptiveness to Positive Emotion
Behavior, Cognition & Dreams
- Stable Marriage is Linked with Better Sleep in Women
- Poor Sleep is Associated with Lower Relationship Satisfaction in Both Women and Men
- Low Socioeconomic Status, Gender and Marital Status Are Associated with Increased Sleep Disturbances
- Study Shows a Bidirectional Relationship Between Chronic Stress and Sleep Problems
- Awakening During REM Sleep Results in Negative Mood and Self-Appraisal
Sleep in Medical Disorders