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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.

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Sleep Disorders & Dementia

Sleep disorders are emerging as a biomarker for prodromal dementia.

Winnie Pao, MD

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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

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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

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Update on Treating Sleep Disorders

New treatments hold promise of increasing efficacy with precision medicine.

Charlene E. Gamaldo, MD, FAAN, FAASM; Tyler M. Pugeda, BA; and Rachel Marie E. Salas, MD, MEdHP, FAAN

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Sleep & Neurocognitive Performance

A daily adequate dose of healthy sleep is the most effective performance enhancement on the planet.

Mathias Basner, MD, PhD, MSc

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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


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Wellness and Neurology

There is clear evidence for promoting wellness practices to all patients with neurologic disorders.

Patricia K. Coyle, MD, FAAN, FANA

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Columns

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

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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

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Seeking Breakthroughs: The Physician Perspective

A roundtable discussion with Claudia A. Chiriboga, MD, MPH; Jeffrey L. Cummings, MD, ScD; and Nir Lipsman, MD, PhD

Claudia A. Chiriboga, MD, MPH; Jeffrey L. Cummings, MD, ScD; and Nir Lipsman, MD, PhD

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Neurologists Wanted!

A recently graduated resident and new professor recommends ways to attract medical students to the specialty of neurology.

Rachel Gottlieb-Smith, MD

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