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Find Out More about Sleep

Websites

http://www.cdc.gov/sleep/about_sleep/how_much_sleep.htm

http://www.nigms.nih.gov/Education/Factsheet_CircadianRhythms.htm

http://healthysleep.med.harvard.edu/

http://www.sleepfoundation.org/

http://www.hhs.gov/

Books and articles

Ailshire, J.A, Burgard, S.A. (2012).Family relationships and troubled sleep among U.S. adults: examining the influences of contact frequency and relationship quality. Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 53(2) 248–262.

Afonso, R. F., Hachul, H., Kozasa, E. H., Oliveira Dde, S., Goto, V., Rodrigues, D., . . . Leite, J. R. (2012). Yoga decreases insomnia in postmenopausal women: A randomized clinical trial. Menopause (New York, N.Y.), 19(2), 186-193.

Anand, S., Johansen, K.L., Grimes, B., Kaysen, G.A., Dalrymple, L.S., Kutner, N.G., Chertow, G.M. (2013). Physical activity and self-reported symptoms of insomnia, restless legs syndrome, and depression: the comprehensive dialysis study. Hemodialysis International; 17(1), 50-8.

Arzi, A., Shedlesky, L., Ben-Shaul, M., Nasser, K., Oksenberg, A., Hairston, I.S., Sobel, N. (20120). Humans can learn new information during sleep. Natural Neuroscience; 15(10), 1460-5.

Beccuti, G., Pannain, S. (2011). Sleep and obesity. Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic Care;14(4):402-12.

Brand, S., Holsboer-Trachsler, E., Naranjo, J. R., & Schmidt, S. (2012). Influence of mindfulness practice on cortisol and sleep in long-term and short-term meditators. Neuropsychobiology, 65(3), 109-118.

Brawn, T.P., Fenn, K.M., Nusbaum, H.C., Margoliash, D. (2008). Consolidation of sensorimotor learning during sleep. Learning & Memory;15(11):815-9.

Buxton, O. M., & Marcelli, E. (2010). Short and long sleep are positively associated with obesity, diabetes, hypertension, and cardiovascular disease among adults in the united states. Social Science & Medicine, 71(5), 1027-36.

Cappuccio, F.P., D'Elia, L., Strazzullo, P., Miller, M.A. (2010). Quantity and quality of sleep and incidence of type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Diabetes Care; 33(2), 414-20.

Chen, K.M., Chen, M.H., Lin, M.H., Fan, J.T., Lin, H.S., Li, C.H. (2010). Effects of yoga on sleep quality and depression in elders in assisted living facilities. Journal of Nursing Research;18(1):53-61.

Cheuk, D.K., Yeung, W.F., Chung, K.F., Wong, V. (2012). Acupuncture for insomnia. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews; 9: CD005472.

Fismer, K.L., Pilkington, K. (2012). Lavender and sleep: A systematic review. European Journal of Integrative Medicine; 4(4), e436-e447.

Franzen, P.L., Gianaros, P.J., Marsland, A.L., Hall, M.H., Siegle, G.J., Dahl, R.E., Buysse, D.J. (2011). Cardiovascular reactivity to acute psychological stress following sleep deprivation. Psychosomatic Medicine; 73(8), 679-82.

Fraser, M., Conduit, R., Phillips, J.G. (2013). Effects of sleep deprivation on decisional support utilisation. Ergonomics; 56(2), 235-45.

Ganz, F.D. (2012). Sleep and immune function. Critical Care Nurse; 32(2), e19-e25.

Guo, X., Zheng, L., Wang, J., Zhang, X., Zhang, X., Li, J., Sun, Y. (2013). Epidemiological evidence for the link between sleep duration and high blood pressure: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Sleep Medicine; 14(4), 324-32.

Hack, M.A., Choi, S.J., Vijayapalan, P., Davies, R.J., Stradling, J.R. (2001). Comparison of the effects of sleep deprivation, alcohol and obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) on simulated steering performance. Respiratory Medicine; 95(7), 594-601.

Irwin, M.R., Olmstead, R., Motivala, S.J. (2008). Improving sleep quality in older adults with moderate sleep complaints: a randomized controlled trial of tai chi chih. Sleep; 31(7), 1001–1008.

Kessler, R. C., Berglund, P. A., Coulouvrat, C., Hajak, G., Roth, T., Shahly, V., . . . Walsh, J. K. (2011). Insomnia and the performance of US workers: Results from the america insomnia survey. Sleep, 34(9), 1161-1171.

Killgore, W.D.S., Schwab, Z.J., Weber, M., Kipman, M., DelDonno, S.R., Weiner, M.R., Rauch, S.L. (2013). Daytime sleepiness affects prefrontal regulation of food intake. NeuroImage; 71, 216-223.  

Kozasa, E.H., Hachul, H., Monson, C., Pinto Jr, L., Garcia, M.C., Mello, L.E., Tufik, S. (2010). Mind-body interventions for the treatment of insomnia: a review. Rev Bras Psiquiatr.;32(4):437-43.

Kripke, D.F., Langer, R.D., Kline, L.E. (2012). Hypnotics' association with mortality or cancer: a matched cohort study. BMJ Open;2(1):e000850.

Lim, J., Dinges, D.F. (2010). A meta-analysis of the impact of short-term sleep deprivation on cognitive variables. Psychological Bulletin; 136(3), 375-89.

Ong, J., & Manber, R. (2011). Mindfulness-based therapy for insomnia. Behavioral treatments for sleep disorders (pp. 133-141) Elsevier, Inc.

Ruggiero, J.S., Redeker, N.S. (2013). Effects of napping on sleepiness and sleep-related performance deficits in night-shift workers: a systematic review. Biological Research for Nursing; 2013 Feb 13. [Epub ahead of print].

Sarris, J., Byrne, G.J. (2011). A systematic review of insomnia and complementary medicine. Sleep Medicine Reviews;15(2):99-106.

Snel, J., Lorist, M.M. (2011). Effects of caffeine on sleep and cognition. Progress in Brain Research; 190, 105-17.

Tempesta, D., Couyoumdjian, A., Curcio, G., Moroni, F., Marzano, C., De Gennaro, L., Ferrara, M. (2010). Lack of sleep affects the evaluation of emotional stimuli. Brain Research Bulletin; 82(1-2), 104-8.

Thompson, C.L., Li, L. (2012). Association of sleep duration and breast cancer OncotypeDX recurrence score. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment; 134(3), 1291-5.

Walker, M.P. (2009). The role of sleep in cognition and emotion. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences;1156, 168-97.

Yeung, W.F., Chung, K.F., Poon, M.M., Ho, F.Y., Zhang, S.P., Zhang, Z.J., Ziea, E.T., Wong, V.T. (2012). Acupressure, reflexology, and auricular acupressure for insomnia: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials. Sleep Medicine; 13(8), 971-84.

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