Psychology & Psychiatry

Is your child getting enough sleep?

There are plenty of good reasons to make sure children get enough sleep, but their parents' evening peace is nowhere near the most important one.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Children's mental health is affected by sleep duration

Depression, anxiety, impulsive behavior and poor cognitive performance in children is effected by the amount of sleep they have researchers from the University of Warwick have found.

Health

Medicinal cannabis may not ease sleep problems in the long run

Medicinal cannabis might not ease sleep problems in people with chronic pain over the long term, because frequent users might build up tolerance to its sleep-inducing effects, suggests preliminary research published online ...

Neuroscience

Concussion recovery not clear cut for children

Sleep problems, fatigue and attention difficulties in the weeks after a child's concussion injury could be a sign of reduced brain function and decreased grey matter.

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Sleep disorder

A sleep disorder (somnipathy) is a medical disorder of the sleep patterns of a person or animal. Some sleep disorders are serious enough to interfere with normal physical, mental and emotional functioning. A test commonly ordered for some sleep disorders is the polysomnogram.

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