Moving school start times to 8:30 a.m. could contribute $83 billion to the U.S. economy within a decade. These gains would come from higher academic and professional performance, and reduced car crash rates.
People who do shift work should be vigilant about their risk factors. At the same time, their employers—and the government—can do more to offer education and targeted screening programs to prevent or forestall disease, writes Christian van Stolk.
Insomnia is a highly prevalent and debilitating sleep disorder. It is well documented that psychological treatments, including cognitive-behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBTI), are efficacious treatments, with effect sizes of comparable magnitude to that of pharmacologic treatment.
Sleep disturbances and interpersonal problems are common in military veterans with PTSD and are associated with increased health care costs. Findings suggest that attachment anxiety and avoidance are linked with specific disruptions in sleep among these veterans.
New recommendations to limit the work hours of medical residents and improve their educational conditions could cost the nation's teaching hospitals about $1.6 billion annually to hire substitute workers, though society may benefit if such changes reduce medical errors as intended.
A supplement to P-618, Responses to Material Presented During Various Levels of Sleep. The present study emphasizes repetitive training during which it is assumed the subject is asleep and the material presented under these conditions is not recalled.
An attempt to relate specific electroencephalography (EEG) patterns along the continuum between waking and deep sleep with the ability to respond and remember, the criteria used as a measure of consciousness.
A supplement to RM-1442, Responses to Material Presented during Various Levels of Sleep. The present study emphasizes repetitive training during which it is assumed the subject is asleep and the material presented under these conditions is not recalled.