Beth Malow

Summary

Affiliation: Vanderbilt University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The interaction between sleep and epilepsy
    Beth A Malow
    Department of Neurology, Vanderbilt University, Medical Center North, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2551, USA
    Epilepsia 48:36-8. 2007
  2. pmc Parent-based sleep education for children with autism spectrum disorders
    Beth A Malow
    Sleep Disorders Division, Department of Neurology and Vanderbilt Kennedy Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 1161 21st Avenue South, Room A 0116, Nashville, TN, 37232, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 44:216-28. 2014
  3. doi request reprint A practice pathway for the identification, evaluation, and management of insomnia in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders
    Beth A Malow
    Departments of Neurology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Pediatrics 130:S106-24. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Effects of a standardized pamphlet on insomnia in children with autism spectrum disorders
    Karen W Adkins
    Sleep Disorders Division, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Pediatrics 130:S139-44. 2012
  5. pmc Melatonin for sleep in children with autism: a controlled trial examining dose, tolerability, and outcomes
    Beth Malow
    Sleep Disorders Division, Department of Neurology and Kennedy Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 42:1729-37; author reply 1738. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Sleep and epilepsy
    Beth A Malow
    Department of Neurology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Neurol Clin 23:1127-47. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of treating sleep apnea in a child with autism spectrum disorder
    Beth A Malow
    Department of Neurology and Kennedy Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Pediatr Neurol 34:325-8. 2006
  8. doi request reprint A sleep habits questionnaire for children with autism spectrum disorders
    Beth A Malow
    Sleep Disorders Division, Department of Neurology and Kennedy Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Child Neurol 24:19-24. 2009
  9. pmc Treating obstructive sleep apnea in adults with epilepsy: a randomized pilot trial
    B A Malow
    Vanderbilt University, Department of Neurology, Medical Center North, Room A 0118, 1161 21st Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37232 2551, USA
    Neurology 71:572-7. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Characterizing sleep in children with autism spectrum disorders: a multidimensional approach
    Beth A Malow
    Sleep Disorders Division, Department of Neurology and Kennedy Center Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 3375, USA
    Sleep 29:1563-71. 2006

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Publications39

  1. ncbi request reprint The interaction between sleep and epilepsy
    Beth A Malow
    Department of Neurology, Vanderbilt University, Medical Center North, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2551, USA
    Epilepsia 48:36-8. 2007
    ..In this article, aspects related to the interrelationship of sleep and epilepsy will be discussed and the model of how sleep can interact with a neurological disorder will be illustrated...
  2. pmc Parent-based sleep education for children with autism spectrum disorders
    Beth A Malow
    Sleep Disorders Division, Department of Neurology and Vanderbilt Kennedy Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 1161 21st Avenue South, Room A 0116, Nashville, TN, 37232, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 44:216-28. 2014
    ..Parent-based sleep education, delivered in relatively few sessions, was associated with improved sleep onset delay in children with ASD. Group versus individualized education did not affect outcome. ..
  3. doi request reprint A practice pathway for the identification, evaluation, and management of insomnia in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders
    Beth A Malow
    Departments of Neurology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Pediatrics 130:S106-24. 2012
    ..This report describes the development of a practice pathway for the identification, evaluation, and management of insomnia in children and adolescents who have autism spectrum disorders (ASDs)...
  4. doi request reprint Effects of a standardized pamphlet on insomnia in children with autism spectrum disorders
    Karen W Adkins
    Sleep Disorders Division, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Pediatrics 130:S139-44. 2012
    ..Sleep difficulties are common reasons why parents seek medical intervention in children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). We determined whether a pamphlet alone could be used by parents to help their child's insomnia...
  5. pmc Melatonin for sleep in children with autism: a controlled trial examining dose, tolerability, and outcomes
    Beth Malow
    Sleep Disorders Division, Department of Neurology and Kennedy Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 42:1729-37; author reply 1738. 2012
    ..Our findings contribute to the growing literature on supplemental melatonin for insomnia in ASD and inform planning for a large randomized trial in this population...
  6. ncbi request reprint Sleep and epilepsy
    Beth A Malow
    Department of Neurology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Neurol Clin 23:1127-47. 2005
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of treating sleep apnea in a child with autism spectrum disorder
    Beth A Malow
    Department of Neurology and Kennedy Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Pediatr Neurol 34:325-8. 2006
    ..Identification and treatment of sleep disorders, including obstructive sleep apnea, may improve daytime behavior in children with autism spectrum disorders...
  8. doi request reprint A sleep habits questionnaire for children with autism spectrum disorders
    Beth A Malow
    Sleep Disorders Division, Department of Neurology and Kennedy Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Child Neurol 24:19-24. 2009
    ..Age and socioeconomic status were not correlated with total score in either group. This preliminary work suggests that the Family Inventory of Sleep Habits is a valid and reliable measure of sleep hygiene in autism spectrum disorders...
  9. pmc Treating obstructive sleep apnea in adults with epilepsy: a randomized pilot trial
    B A Malow
    Vanderbilt University, Department of Neurology, Medical Center North, Room A 0118, 1161 21st Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37232 2551, USA
    Neurology 71:572-7. 2008
    ..Prior to conducting a definitive randomized controlled trial, we addressed critical design issues in a pilot study...
  10. ncbi request reprint Characterizing sleep in children with autism spectrum disorders: a multidimensional approach
    Beth A Malow
    Sleep Disorders Division, Department of Neurology and Kennedy Center Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 3375, USA
    Sleep 29:1563-71. 2006
    ..To relate parentally reported sleep concerns in autism spectrum disorders (ASD) to polysomnographic (PSG) findings and measures of daytime behavior and autism symptomatology...
  11. ncbi request reprint Sleep disorders, epilepsy, and autism
    Beth A Malow
    Vanderbilt Sleep Disorders Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37212, USA
    Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 10:122-5. 2004
    ..The article concludes with some practical suggestions for the evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders in this population of children with autism...
  12. ncbi request reprint Identification and treatment of obstructive sleep apnea in adults and children with epilepsy: a prospective pilot study
    Beth A Malow
    Michael S Aldrich Sleep Disorders Center, Department of Neurology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Sleep Med 4:509-15. 2003
    ....
  13. pmc Estimation of sleep disturbances using wrist actigraphy in patients with postural tachycardia syndrome
    Kanika Bagai
    Autonomic Dysfunction Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA Department of Neurology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    Auton Neurosci 177:260-5. 2013
    ..Patients with postural tachycardia syndrome (POTS) commonly complain of fatigue, unrefreshing sleep, daytime sleepiness and diminished quality of life. The study objective was to assess sleep quality in POTS patients using wrist actigraphy...
  14. ncbi request reprint Relationship of epileptic seizures to sleep stage and sleep depth
    Daniela Minecan
    Department of Neurology, University of Michigan Medical School, USA
    Sleep 25:899-904. 2002
    ..To determine whether sleep influences seizures in a similar way to IEDs, we examined seizure rates in various stages of sleep in epilepsy patients undergoing overnight video-EEG-polysomnography (VPSG)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Obstructive sleep apnea is associated with seizure occurrence in older adults with epilepsy
    Annette M Chihorek
    Department of Neurology, Sleep Disorders Division, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 2551, USA
    Neurology 69:1823-7. 2007
    ..Our objective was to investigate whether OSA is associated with seizure exacerbation in older adults with epilepsy...
  16. ncbi request reprint Sleep disorders: a sometimes forgotten cause of nonepileptic spells
    Mihaela Mihaescu
    Michael S Aldrich Sleep Disorders Center, Department of Neurology, University of Michigan Medical Center, 2100 Pierce Avenue, 320 MCS, 37212 3375, Nashville, TN, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 4:784-7. 2003
    ..Sleep studies, including polysomnography and multiple sleep latency testing (MSLT), confirmed a sleep disorder, i.e., narcolepsy, which responded to specific therapy with resolution of the spells...
  17. ncbi request reprint Paroxysmal events in sleep
    Beth A Malow
    Michael S Aldrich Sleep Disorders Laboratory, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109 0117, USA
    J Clin Neurophysiol 19:522-34. 2002
    ..Essential historic elements that distinguish these events and the role of video-EEG-polysomnography in their differential diagnosis are emphasized...
  18. pmc Defining the sleep phenotype in children with autism
    Suzanne E Goldman
    Sleep Disorders Division, Department of Neurology and Kennedy Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Dev Neuropsychol 34:560-73. 2009
    ..Fragmentation was correlated with more restricted/repetitive behaviors. This work provides the foundation for focused studies of pathophysiology and targeted interventions to improve sleep in this population...
  19. ncbi request reprint Analysis of the first night effect and sleep parameters in medically refractory epilepsy patients
    Mary L Marzec
    Michael S Aldrich Sleep Disorders Center, Department of Neurology, University of Michigan Medical Center, 1500 E Medical Center Dr, Rm 8D 8702 Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0117, USA
    Sleep Med 6:277-80. 2005
    ..To assess the first night effect (FNE) and compare sleep stage proportions to normative values in a sample of medically refractory epilepsy patients...
  20. pmc Sleep staging and respiratory events in refractory epilepsy patients: Is there a first night effect?
    Linda M Selwa
    Department of Neurology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0117, USA
    Epilepsia 49:2063-8. 2008
    ..We performed this analysis of possible first night effects (FNEs) on sleep and respiratory parameters in order to evaluate the need for two serial night polysomnograms (PSGs) to diagnose obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in epilepsy patients...
  21. pmc Analysis of sleep parameters in patients with obstructive sleep apnea studied in a hospital vs. a hotel-based sleep center
    Kimberly N Hutchison
    Department of Neurology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1161 21st Avenue South, Room A 0106 MCN, Nashville, TN 37232 2551, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 4:119-22. 2008
    ..In this study, we compared the sleep parameters of patients studied in our hotel-based and hospital-based sleep laboratories...
  22. pmc A novel approach to treating morning sleep inertia in narcolepsy
    Kanika Bagai
    Vanderbilt Sleep Disorders Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 6:77-8. 2010
    ..We present our experience with this unconventional treatment, which may benefit others with inability to awaken from sleep that is refractory to standard treatments...
  23. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of sleep disturbances in older adults
    Sumi Misra
    Assistant Professor of Medicine and Geriatrics, Division of General Internal Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville Veteran s Affairs Hospital, 1310 24th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 24:15-26, v. 2008
    ..The clinical assessment of aging patients who have sleep complaints involves an in-depth multidisciplinary approach...
  24. ncbi request reprint Developmental and behavioral questionnaire for autism spectrum disorders
    Susan McGrew
    Department of Pediatrics and Kennedy Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, USA
    Pediatr Neurol 37:108-16. 2007
    ..The Parental Concerns Questionnaire is a reliable screening instrument to assess parentally reported developmental and behavioral symptoms in children with autism spectrum disorders...
  25. ncbi request reprint Vagal and sympathetic heart rate and blood pressure control in adult onset PHOX2B mutation-confirmed congenital central hypoventilation syndrome
    Andre Diedrich
    Dept of Medicine, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Autonomic Dysfunction Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    Clin Auton Res 17:177-85. 2007
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint PHOX2B mutation-confirmed congenital central hypoventilation syndrome: presentation in adulthood
    Nick A Antic
    Adelaide Institute for Sleep Health, Repatriation General Hospital, Daw Park, South Australia, Australia, and Sleep Disorders Division, Department of Neurology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 174:923-7. 2006
    ..Report of these cases should lead to a more rapid identification of CCHS presenting in adulthood...
  27. ncbi request reprint Subclinical rhythmic electrographic discharge of adults (SREDA) in REM sleep
    W Elon Fleming
    Department of Neurology, University of Michigan, Michael S Aldrich Sleep Disorders Center, UH Room 8D 8720, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0117, USA
    Sleep Med 5:77-81. 2004
    ..This uncommon paroxysmal electrographic pattern should not be mistaken for seizure activity and is now recognized to occur in all stages of sleep, including REM...
  28. pmc Sleep disturbances and diminished quality of life in postural tachycardia syndrome
    Kanika Bagai
    Paden Dysautonomia Center and Department of Neurology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 7:204-10. 2011
    ..This study's objective was to assess the sleep quality and health-related quality of life in patients with POTS as compared with healthy control subjects...
  29. ncbi request reprint Approaches to staging sleep in polysomnographic studies with epileptic activity
    Mary L Marzec
    Michael S Aldrich Sleep Disorders Laboratory and the Epilepsy Program, Clinical Neurophysiology Section, Department of Neurology, University of Michigan Medical School, UH Room 8D 8702, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0117, USA
    Sleep Med 4:409-17. 2003
    ..Our goal is to identify features that are problematic in analyzing sleep stages in patients with epilepsy and to offer approaches to score these PSGs...
  30. ncbi request reprint Obstructive sleep apnea in epilepsy patients: the Sleep Apnea scale of the Sleep Disorders Questionnaire (SA-SDQ) is a useful screening instrument for obstructive sleep apnea in a disease-specific population
    Kevin J Weatherwax
    Michael S Aldrich Sleep Disorders Center, Department of Neurology, University of Michigan Medical Center, University Hospital, 8D 8702, Box 0117, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0117, USA
    Sleep Med 4:517-21. 2003
    ..To determine useful cutoffs on the Sleep Apnea scale of the Sleep Disorders Questionnaire (SA-SDQ) in an epilepsy population...
  31. pmc Obstructive sleep apnea is common in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
    Lisa H Lancaster
    Division of Allergy, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 5735, USA
    Chest 136:772-8. 2009
    ..Our goal was to analyze OSA in an outpatient population of stable patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF)...
  32. pmc Parent-based sleep education workshops in autism
    Hannah E Reed
    Sleep Disorders Division, Department of Neurology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    J Child Neurol 24:936-45. 2009
    ..Brief parent-based behavioral sleep workshops in children with autism spectrum disorders appear effective in improving subjective and objective measures of sleep, sleep habits, and daytime behavior...
  33. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome of nonsurgical candidates with medically refractory localization-related epilepsy
    Linda M Selwa
    Department of Neurology, University of Michigan Medical School, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, 1914 0316 Taubman, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0316, USA
    Epilepsia 44:1568-72. 2003
    ..In this study, we evaluated the outcome of medical treatment in patients with medically refractory partial epilepsy who were evaluated for possible epilepsy surgery but deemed to be inadequate surgical candidates...
  34. ncbi request reprint Melatonin for insomnia in children with autism spectrum disorders
    Ivy M Andersen
    Sleep Disorders Division, Department of Neurology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 2551, USA
    J Child Neurol 23:482-5. 2008
    ..The majority of children were taking psychotropic medications. Melatonin appears to be a safe and well-tolerated treatment for insomnia in children with autism spectrum disorders. Controlled trials to determine efficacy appear warranted...
  35. ncbi request reprint Effects of vagus nerve stimulation on sleep-related breathing in epilepsy patients
    Mary Marzec
    Michael S Aldrich Sleep Disorders Laboratory and the Epilepsy Program, Clinical Neurophysiology Section, Department of Neurology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, U S A
    Epilepsia 44:930-5. 2003
    ..To describe the effects of vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) on sleep-related breathing in a sample of 16 epilepsy patients...
  36. ncbi request reprint Interictal epileptiform discharges do not change before seizures during sleep
    Alamelu Natarajan
    Department of Neurology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Epilepsia 43:46-51. 2002
    ..However, they have not controlled for changes in the depth of sleep. Our objective was to test the hypothesis that IEDs are related to seizures during sleep while adjusting for log delta power (LDP), a continuous measure of sleep depth...
  37. ncbi request reprint Blockade of endogenous growth hormone-releasing hormone receptors dissociates nocturnal growth hormone secretion and slow-wave sleep
    Stacy K Jessup
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Eur J Endocrinol 151:561-6. 2004
    ..Based on these data, a role for GHRH as an inducer of SWS was proposed. To test this hypothesis, we have performed the corollary experiment whereby the action of endogenous GHRH has been antagonized...
  38. ncbi request reprint Partial epilepsy presenting as apneic seizures without posturing
    Edgard O Andrade
    Department of Neurology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Pediatr Neurol 35:359-62. 2006
    ..Polysomnography with extended electroencephalography and video is the gold standard tool to evaluate patients with apnea due to suspected seizures...
  39. ncbi request reprint Sleep in children with autism spectrum disorders
    Kyle P Johnson
    Department of Psychiatry, Oregon Health and Science University, DC 7P, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 8:155-61. 2008
    ..This article presents a discussion of the sleep problems experienced by children with one particular group of developmental disorders--the autism spectrum disorders...

Research Grants8

  1. Effects of Treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Epilepsy
    Beth Malow; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Develop quality control measures to ensure accurate and consistent data collection among sites in the RCT, including aspects related to remote data entry and standardization of performance and interpretation of PSG studies across sites...
  2. FACILITATION OF EPILEPTIC ACTIVITY BY SLEEP AND AROUSAL
    Beth Malow; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  3. Effects of Treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Epilepsy
    Beth Malow; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. Effects of Treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Epilepsy
    Beth Malow; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Develop quality control measures to ensure accurate and consistent data collection among sites in the RCT, including aspects related to remote data entry and standardization of performance and interpretation of PSG studies across sites...
  5. Effects of Treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Epilepsy
    Beth Malow; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Develop quality control measures to ensure accurate and consistent data collection among sites in the RCT, including aspects related to remote data entry and standardization of performance and interpretation of PSG studies across sites...
  6. Melatonin for Sleep in Children with Autism: Safety, Tolerability, and Dosing
    Beth Malow; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We will determine the response of melatonin dose on sleep latency using polysomnography and actigraphy, a validated and non-intrusive measure of sleep onset and duration. Adverse events will also be captured. ..
  7. Melatonin for Sleep in Children with Autism: Safety, Tolerability, and Dosing
    Beth Malow; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We will determine the response of melatonin dose on sleep latency using polysomnography and actigraphy, a validated and non-intrusive measure of sleep onset and duration. Adverse events will also be captured. ..