Melanie K Means

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Ethnic differences in continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) adherence in veterans with and without psychiatric disorders
    Melanie K Means
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Behav Sleep Med 8:260-73. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Nonpharmacologic treatment of insomnia
    Melanie K Means
    Melanie K Means, PhD Psychology Service, 116B, VA Medical Center, 508 Fulton Street, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Curr Treat Options Neurol 10:342-9. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Graded exposure therapy for addressing claustrophobic reactions to continuous positive airway pressure: a case series report
    Melanie K Means
    Psychology Service, VA Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Behav Sleep Med 5:105-16. 2007
  4. pmc Cognitive behavioral therapy for patients with primary insomnia or insomnia associated predominantly with mixed psychiatric disorders: a randomized clinical trial
    Jack D Edinger
    Psychology Service, VA Medical Center Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Sleep 32:499-510. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Testing the reliability and validity of DSM-IV-TR and ICSD-2 insomnia diagnoses. Results of a multitrait-multimethod analysis
    Jack D Edinger
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 68:992-1002. 2011
  6. pmc Psychomotor performance deficits and their relation to prior nights' sleep among individuals with primary insomnia
    Jack D Edinger
    VA Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Sleep 31:599-607. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint CPAP compliance in sleep apnea patients with and without laboratory CPAP titration
    Melanie K Means
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Sleep Breath 8:7-14. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Defining insomnia: quantitative criteria for insomnia severity and frequency
    Margaret D Lineberger
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Sleep 29:479-85. 2006
  9. pmc Nightmare reduction in a Vietnam veteran using imagery rehearsal therapy
    Kate L Berlin
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, NC 27705, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 6:487-8. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of inexpensive sleep-assessment devices
    Jack D Edinger
    Psychology Service, VA Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Behav Sleep Med 2:41-9. 2004

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi request reprint Ethnic differences in continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) adherence in veterans with and without psychiatric disorders
    Melanie K Means
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Behav Sleep Med 8:260-73. 2010
    ..AAs with mental health diagnoses showed the lowest CPAP adherence; additional research is needed to identify factors that may be increasing the risk for CPAP non-adherence in these individuals...
  2. ncbi request reprint Nonpharmacologic treatment of insomnia
    Melanie K Means
    Melanie K Means, PhD Psychology Service, 116B, VA Medical Center, 508 Fulton Street, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Curr Treat Options Neurol 10:342-9. 2008
    ..Efforts are now being made to disseminate these treatments to meet the demand. Emerging therapies hold promise for further refinement and development of successful treatments...
  3. ncbi request reprint Graded exposure therapy for addressing claustrophobic reactions to continuous positive airway pressure: a case series report
    Melanie K Means
    Psychology Service, VA Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Behav Sleep Med 5:105-16. 2007
    ..No predictors of treatment response were identified. CPAP exposure therapy may be beneficial in some cases; however, further research is needed to determine types of patients most likely to benefit from this therapy...
  4. pmc Cognitive behavioral therapy for patients with primary insomnia or insomnia associated predominantly with mixed psychiatric disorders: a randomized clinical trial
    Jack D Edinger
    Psychology Service, VA Medical Center Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Sleep 32:499-510. 2009
    ..This study was conducted to evaluate the efficacy of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) against a sleep hygiene education control therapy in patients with primary or comorbid insomnia...
  5. doi request reprint Testing the reliability and validity of DSM-IV-TR and ICSD-2 insomnia diagnoses. Results of a multitrait-multimethod analysis
    Jack D Edinger
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 68:992-1002. 2011
    ..Distinctive diagnostic classification schemes for insomnia diagnoses are available, but the optimal insomnia nosology has yet to be determined...
  6. pmc Psychomotor performance deficits and their relation to prior nights' sleep among individuals with primary insomnia
    Jack D Edinger
    VA Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Sleep 31:599-607. 2008
    ..To examine psychomotor (reaction time) performance deficits and their relation to subjective and objective sleep measures among individuals with primary insomnia (PI)...
  7. ncbi request reprint CPAP compliance in sleep apnea patients with and without laboratory CPAP titration
    Melanie K Means
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Sleep Breath 8:7-14. 2004
    ..2%) compared with unattended-PSG patients. These findings suggest that patients' sleep laboratory experience with CPAP and the support and education provided by sleep technologists are important factors in facilitating CPAP compliance...
  8. ncbi request reprint Defining insomnia: quantitative criteria for insomnia severity and frequency
    Margaret D Lineberger
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Sleep 29:479-85. 2006
    ..The current study was conducted to test a range of frequency and severity criteria sets for discriminating primary insomnia sufferers from normal sleepers...
  9. pmc Nightmare reduction in a Vietnam veteran using imagery rehearsal therapy
    Kate L Berlin
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, NC 27705, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 6:487-8. 2010
    ..Nightmares were considerably reduced and the quality of sleep greatly improved after treatment...
  10. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of inexpensive sleep-assessment devices
    Jack D Edinger
    Psychology Service, VA Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Behav Sleep Med 2:41-9. 2004
    ..These findings indicate that the selection of an alternative methodology should consider the sleep measure of interest in addition to the relative merits and drawbacks of each device...
  11. ncbi request reprint Cognitive-behavioral therapy for primary insomnia
    Jack D Edinger
    Department of Veterans Affairs and Duke University Medical Centers, Durham, NC, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 25:539-58. 2005
    ..Finally, remaining questions regarding CBT's application to PI are considered, and suggestions for future research are provided...
  12. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of sleep perceptions among insomnia sufferers and normal sleepers
    Melanie K Means
    VA Medical Center, 508 Fulton St, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Sleep Med 4:285-96. 2003
    ..To examine the distribution, consistency, and correlates of sleep time perceptions in primary insomnia sufferers and normal sleepers across settings (laboratory and home)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Objective evidence of sleep disturbance in women with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Patrick S Calhoun
    VA Mid Atlantic Region Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center MIRECC, VA Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham VAMC, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    J Trauma Stress 20:1009-18. 2007
    ..Disturbed sleep may have important implications for the health and well-being of individuals with PTSD...
  14. ncbi request reprint Changes in depressive symptoms after continuous positive airway pressure treatment for obstructive sleep apnea
    Melanie K Means
    Psychology Service, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    Sleep Breath 7:31-42. 2003
    ..We introduce a hypothetical model to conceptualize the relationship between OSA and depression...