This May Be Why You’re Suffering From Treatment Resistant Depression

Sleep is crucial to our mental health, but for people with mental health disorders, who tend to sleep poorly, it’s especially important because insomnia magnifies perceptions of problems and exacerbates depressive symptoms. Luckily, new research from the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University indicates that obstructive sleep apnea may, in part, be responsible for treatment resistant depression, offering sufferers …

Sleeping Pills May Reduce Suicidal Thoughts in People With Severe Insomnia

When you can’t sleep — especially over long periods of time — it affects other aspects of your life, including your mental health. For people with severe depression, developing insomnia can lead to suicidal thoughts. To better understand the link between these two disorders and come up with a solution to the problem of suicidal ideation, researchers at the Medical …

A New Device May Improve Jet Lag Recovery Time

As educational and transformative as international travel can be, it can also really mess with our sleep. Everyone has their own jet lag remedies or prevention techniques, but wouldn’t it be great if there was some science-based way to recalibrate your circadian rhythm after a trip? Thanks to new research out of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York that might …