Convention Question: What Aspect of Sleep Hygiene Is Most Difficult For People To Achieve?
From attendees of SLEEP2019, the 33rd annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies.
Sleep Disorders & Dementia
Sleep disorders are emerging as a biomarker for prodromal dementia.
Winnie Pao, MD
Movement Disorders Moment: Rapid Eye Movement Sleep Behavior Disorder
This sleep disorder is a strong predictor for the development of synucleinopathies, including Parkinson's disease, multiple system atrophy, and dementia with Lewy bodies.
Ahmad Alsibai, MD; and Jill M. Giordano Farmer, DO
Guest Medical Editor's Page
The Importance of Sleep
Sleep has a critical role in brain health and is an essential part of improving neurologic care for all of our patients.
Logan Schneider, MD
Cover Focus: The Importance Of Sleep
Sleep & Neurodevelopment
Sleep characterization in children may have a role in evaluation for risk of impaired development, behavior, mood, and self-regulation.
Anne M. Morse, DO
Sleep & Traumatic Brain Injury
Sleep disorders are a common symptom of traumatic brain injury and treating them is also part of promoting recovery.
Michael S. Jaffee, MD, FAAN
Sleep, Sleeplessness, & Neuropsychiatric Conditions
Sleep disturbances are symptoms of psychiatric conditions that can worsen prognosis; however, nonpharmacologic treatments are available and effective.
Fiona Barwick, PhD
Sleep & Medical Training
“If sleep doesn't serve an absolutely vital function, it is the greatest mistake evolution ever made.”—Allan Rechschaffen, University of Chicago
Mike Howell, MD, FAAN, FAASM
Sleep & Neurodegenerative Disease
Sleep problems are common and treatable in neurodegenerative disorders, and may also be a treatable risk factor and early biomarker.
Raman K. Malhotra, MD
Update on Treating Sleep Disorders
New treatments hold promise of increasing efficacy with precision medicine.
Tyler M. Pugeda, BA; Charlene E. Gamaldo, MD, FAAN, FAASM; and Rachel Marie E. Salas, MD, MEdHP, FAAN
Sleep & Elite Athletic Performance
Elite athletes commonly have sleep disturbances and poor sleep quality made worse by the environmental demands of athletics.
Scott Kutscher, MD
Sleep & Neurocognitive Performance
A daily adequate dose of healthy sleep is the most effective performance enhancement on the planet.
Mathias Basner, MD, PhD, MSc
Spotlight Topic: Neuropsychiatry
Cognitive Complaints and Neuropsychologic Testing
When should neuropsychologic tests be ordered and what questions should testing answer?
Nabil Ali, MD; Laura M. Clark, PhD, ABPP; and Kendra Corning, PsyD, HSPP
Healthy Cognitive Aging
There are evidence-based tools for staying sharp throughout the lifespan.
Brian K. Lebowitz, PhD, ABPP-CN; Elizabeth Londen, PhD; and Thomas Preston, PhD, ABPP-CN
Cover Focus: Technology & Wellness
Treating Stress to Improve Neurologic Outcomes
Research on the interaction between hormones and seizures supports the importance of helping patients manage stress.
Riley Bove, MD, MMSc; and Graham R. Huesmann, MD, PhD
Guest Medical Editor's Page
Wellness and Neurology
There is clear evidence for promoting wellness practices to all patients with neurologic disorders.
Patricia K. Coyle, MD, FAAN, FANA
Hometown Highlights: Introducing Hometown Highlights
In this new column, we feature content from presenters at the 2018-2019 Philadelphia Neurological Society meetings.
Stephen M. Gollomp, MD
Seeking Breakthroughs: The Startup Perspective
A roundtable discussion with Chase Spurlock, PhD, IQuity; Michal Izrael, PhD, Kadimastem Ltd; Kevin Hrusovsky, Quanterix; and J. Michael Ryan, MD, Rodin Therapeutics