Philip R Gehrman
Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
- Treatment of nightmares in the context of posttraumatic stress disorderPhilip R Gehrman
Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Suite 670, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
J Clin Psychol 66:1185-94. 2010..The case illustrates the use of these strategies for managing PTSD-related nightmares, as well as the novel approach of scheduled awakenings following relapse...
- Comparative effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia: a systematic reviewMatthew D Mitchell
Center for Evidence Based Practice, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
BMC Fam Pract 13:40. 2012..Insomnia is common in primary care, can persist after co-morbid conditions are treated, and may require long-term medication treatment. A potential alternative to medications is cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I)...
- Risk factors for excessive sleepiness in older adultsAllan I Pack
Center for Sleep and Respiratory Neurobiology, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3403, USA
Ann Neurol 59:893-904. 2006..To determine risk factors for excessive daytime sleepiness in older adults...
- Who gets the best sleep? Ethnic and socioeconomic factors related to sleep complaintsMichael A Grandner
Center for Sleep and Respiratory Neurobiology, University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA
Sleep Med 11:470-8. 2010..g., sleep apnea), which are all related to increased mortality risk. General sleep complaints, however, which may better approximate symptoms as they are experienced, have not been examined in a large population sample...
- The incidence and temporal patterning of insomnia: a pilot studyMichael L Perlis
Behavioral Sleep Medicine Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
J Sleep Res 19:31-5. 2010..These data suggest that insomnia severity may be mediated/moderated by sleep homeostasis and that the homeostat, or input to the homeostat, may be abnormal in patients with PI...
- Problems associated with short sleep: bridging the gap between laboratory and epidemiological studiesMichael A Grandner
Center for Sleep and Respiratory Neurobiology, Division of Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 125 S 31st Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Sleep Med Rev 14:239-47. 2010....
- Increases in core body temperature precede hot flashes in a prostate cancer patientLaura J Hanisch
Behavioral Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Psychooncology 18:564-7. 2009..We present preliminary findings of physiological changes in a prostate cancer patient with frequent hot flashes...
- Consequences of comorbid insomnia symptoms and sleep-related breathing disorder in elderly subjectsNalaka S Gooneratne
Division of Geriatric Medicine, Center for Sleep and Respiratory Neurobiology, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104, USA
Arch Intern Med 166:1732-8. 2006..The prevalence of sleep-related breathing disorder (SRBD) and insomnia symptoms increases considerably with advancing age, but little is known about their cooccurrence and their effects on daytime functioning when present together...
- Melatonin fails to improve sleep or agitation in double-blind randomized placebo-controlled trial of institutionalized patients with Alzheimer diseasePhilip R Gehrman
Department of Psychiatry, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:166-9. 2009..Given that the disease is often associated with low endogenous levels of melatonin, exogenous melatonin administration may lead to improvements in sleep and agitation...
- Predictors of sleep disturbances in Operation Iraqi Freedom/Operation Enduring Freedom veterans reporting a traumaLes A Gellis
Philadelphia Veterans Medical Center, MIRECC 116, 2nd Floor, University and Woodland Avenues, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Mil Med 175:567-73. 2010..80, p = 0.007), and greater nonsleep depression increased the likelihood of severe DIMS (OR = 1.20, p = 0.008). Thus, factors aside from PTSD severity are related to sleep disturbance in OIF/OEF veterans reporting a trauma...
- A critical review of the evidence base of imagery rehearsal for posttraumatic nightmares: pointing the way for future researchGerlinde C Harb
Behavioral Health Service, Philadelphia VA Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
J Trauma Stress 26:570-9. 2013..Randomized controlled trials of imagery rehearsal with credible comparison conditions, examination of predictors of dropout and outcome, as well as dismantling studies of imagery rehearsal treatment components are needed. ..