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Advice For The Night Owl Dreaming Of An Earlier Bedtime

Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine | Posted 11.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine

This case illustrates that sleep hygiene guidelines and non-specific treatment (general psychotherapy) are not typically effective in treating sleep disorders. Sometimes other sleep disorders such as a circadian rhythm disorder can masquerade as insomnia.

Your Sleep Questions Answered: Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder

Seed | Posted 01.30.2012 | Healthy Living

Delayed sleep phase disorder is a common sleep disorder that usually affects teenagers. We scoured the Web to find answers to some frequently asked qu...

Typical Teenage Behavior -- Or Sleep Disorder?

Russell Rosenberg, Ph.D | Posted 10.31.2011 | Healthy Living
Russell Rosenberg, Ph.D

DSPS is a circadian rhythm disorder affecting the timing of the brain's sleep-wake clock. Individuals with DSPS are unable to fall asleep earlier than their usual sleep time, despite being sleep deprived from staying up the night before.

Open Letter to Governor Jerry Brown: On Budget Cuts and the Lanterman Act

Chantal Sicile-Kira | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chantal Sicile-Kira

What is the point of a Lanterman Act -- which is civil rights legislation for those with developmental disabilities -- if there are no monies to enact and protect these civil rights?