Relevant papers recently published

(Last update 17 June 2010 - papers selected from the first 400 articles in PubMed using insomnia as key word for search)

Validation of sleep and mood questionnaires

Health risks associated with sleep and mood disorders

  • Daily Variations in Objective Nighttime Sleep and Subjective Morning Pain in Older Adults with Insomnia: Evidence of Covariation over Time. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2010 Apr 6. 925-930PDF file
  • Contribution of routine to sleep quality in community elderly. Sleep. 2010 Apr 1;33(4):509-14.
  • Sleep and emotions: A focus on insomnia. Sleep Med Rev. 2010 Feb 3. 227-238

Sleep-wake patterns and sleep disturbance in adolescents

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) approach to sleep and mood disorders

Mood disorders

  • Residual sleep disturbance and risk of relapse during the continuation/maintenance phase treatment of major depressive disorder with the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor fluoxetine. Ann Gen Psychiatry. 2010 Feb 26;9:10.

Conceptual framework and diagnostic issue of insomnia

  • Patients' and clinicians' experiences of consultations in primary care for sleep problems and insomnia: a focus group study. Br J Gen Pract. 2010 May;60(574):180-200.
  • Nonrestorative sleep as a distinct component of insomnia. Sleep. 2010 Apr 1;33(4):449-58.
  • Cognitive-emotional hyperarousal as a premorbid characteristic of individuals vulnerable to insomnia. Psychosom Med. 2010 May;72(4):397-403.
  • Measurement of non-restorative sleep in insomnia: A review of the literature. Sleep Med Rev. 2010 Jun;14(3):205-12.
  • Examining maladaptive beliefs about sleep across insomnia patient groups. J Psychosom Res. 2010 Jan;68(1):57-65.


  • Sleep disturbances in pregnancy. Obstet Gynecol. 2010 Jan;115(1):77-83.