Reuters (1/18, Rapaport) reported, “Women going through menopause may have fewer symptoms of depression when they get treatment for insomnia than when they” do not, researchers concluded after randomizing “117 menopausal women with insomnia” to “three groups,” one of which “received cognitive behavior therapy (CBT),” another of which received “sleep restriction therapy,” and the third group of which “only received education on so-called sleep hygiene.” The study revealed that “both forms of insomnia treatment helped ease depression symptoms for these women, but sleep hygiene education did not.” Sleep Medicine published the findings online on Dec. 28. (SOURCE:APA Headlines)
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