The same digital screens that have helped nurture a generation of insomniacs can also help restore regular sleep, researchers reported. In a 2016 study, more than half of chronic insomniacs who used an automated online therapy program reported improvement within weeks and were sleeping normally a year later. Read more from The New York Times.
Poor sleep can profoundly affect the lives of teenagers. As summer draws to a close and school-aged children gear up to return to class, it is helpful to pause and recognize the importance of quality sleep. In order to achieve this, as this clinical case demonstrates, some youth may need help from a sleep specialist. Discover more in this Huffington Post article by Dr. Peters.