The following links direct to press releases summarizing selected scientific abstracts that will be presented Tuesday, June 8, 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.

Psychiatric and Behavioral Disorders

Sleep Problems are Common in U.S. Soldiers Returning from Wartime Deployment

Study is the First to Show that Highly Variable Sleep Schedules Predict Elevated Suicide Risk

Sleep Deprivation

Getting Extra Sleep Improves the Athletic Performance of Collegiate Football Players

Study Links Long Sleep Duration to an Increased Risk of Metabolic Syndrome in Older Adults 

Planes, Trains and Automobiles: Traffic Noise Disturbs Sleep, Affects Morning Performance

Sleep-Deprived Nurses May Struggle to Remain Vigilant During 12-Hour Shifts


More Adults Report Excessive Sleepiness in U.S. than in Europe


Study Links Sleep Apnea in Children and Teens to Lower Academic Grades


The Best and Worst Work Schedules: Shift Start Times Can Impact Sleep and Alertness