The following links direct to press releases summarizing selected scientific abstracts that will be presented Monday, June 7, at SLEEP 2010, the 24th annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies LLC (APSS) in San Antonio, Texas. Abstract and presentation details are included at the end of each press release. 

More than 1,100 scientific abstracts will be presented both orally and as displays at SLEEP 2010. The abstracts were published in a 400-page supplement, originally available on a CD-ROM included with the May issue of the journal SLEEP. You can download the abstract supplement as a 6 MB file in PDF format at the journal SLEEP website.

Sleep Disorders, Insomnia

Long-Term Study Links Chronic Insomnia to Increased Risk of Death

Sleep Disorders, Parasomnias

Childhood Parasomnias Such as Sleepwalking and Bedwetting May Persist into Adolescence

Study Finds that Sexsomnia is Common in Sleep Center Patients

Sleep Disorders, Breathing

Study is the First to Find that CPAP Therapy Restores Brain Tissue in Adults with Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Psychiatric and Behavioral Disorders

Bright Light Therapy Improves Sleep Disturbances in Soldiers with Combat PTSD


Study Links Regular Bedtimes to Better Language, Reading and Math Skills in Preschool Children

Study Finds a Seasonal Variance in the Prevalence of Sleep-Disordered Breathing in Young Children

Sleep Deprivation

Nocturnal Alertness Improves after Exposure to Milliseconds of Bright Light Flashes