The effects of improving sleep on mental health

“… this is the largest randomised controlled trial of a psychological intervention for a mental health problem. It provides strong evidence that insomnia is a causal factor in the occurrence of psychotic experiences and other mental health problems.”

The full title of this paper – published Sept.  2017 in The Lancet Psychiatry – is “The effects of improving sleep on mental health (OASIS): a randomised controlled trial with mediation analysis”.

“Background
Sleep difficulties might be a contributory causal factor in the occurrence of mental health problems. If this is true, improving sleep should benefit psychological health. We aimed to determine whether treating insomnia leads to a reduction in paranoia and hallucinations …”

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The effects of improving sleep on mental health
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