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Time change leads to sleep disruption for many

Time change leads to sleep disruption for many

November 2, 2012

For people with insomnia, the extra hour provided by the end of Daylight Savings Time usually does not translate into an additional hour of quality sleep. Instead, the time change (both in fall and spring) often further disrupts circadian rhythms (which play a major role in regulating sleep) for people already struggling with sleep problems. Roseanne

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Conroy elected AASM Insomnia section chair

Conroy elected AASM Insomnia section chair

April 19, 2012

Deirdre Conroy, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychiatry, has been elected to serve a one-year term as chair of the Insomnia Section of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) Membership Sections Committee. Each section reflects one of the main classifications of sleep disorders as defined in the

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Sleep problems may up suicide risk, U-M researcher finds

Sleep problems may up suicide risk, U-M researcher finds

April 3, 2009

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Adults who suffer chronic sleep problems may face an increased risk of suicidal behaviour, new research indicates. In a study presented on April 1 at the World Psychiatric Association international congress “Treatments in Psychiatry,” scientists found that the more

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