Literature and publications

This is by no means an exhaustive list, but it is growing all the time.

 

*denotes author is an OT

About the role of OT in relation to sleep:

*Green, A. & *Brown, C. (eds), 2015. An Occupational Therapist’s Guide to Sleep and Sleep Problems, London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers. http://www.ubcpress.ca/search/title_book.asp?BookID=299175211   http://www.jkp.com/uk/an-occupational-therapist-s-guide-to-sleep-and-sleep-problems.html

*Faulkner S, *Mairs H. An exploration of the role of the occupational therapist in relation to sleep problems in mental health settings. Br J Occup Ther. 2015;78(8):516–24. https://doi.org/10.1177/0308022614564771

*Koketsu, J.S., 2013. Sleep and rest. In H. McHugh Pendleton & W. Schultz-Kroh, eds. Pedretti’s Occupational Therapy: Practice Skills for Physical Dysfunction. St Louis: Elsevier-Mosby, pp. 313–336.

*Solet, J.M., 2014. Sleep and rest. In B. A. Schell, G. Gillen, M. Scaffa, & E. S. Cohn, eds. Willard and Spackman’s Occupational Therapy. Philladephia: Wolters Kluwer – Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, pp. 714–730.

*Leland, N.E., Marcione, N., Schepens Niemiec, S.L. & Kelkar, K. & *Fogelberg, D., 2014. What is occupational therapy’s role in addressing sleep problems among older adults? OTJR: Occupation, Participation and Health, 34(3), pp.141–149.

*A Green and A Westcombe (2012) (eds) Sleep: multiprofessional perspectives. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

In particular, in the above: *Green A (2012) ‘A question of balance: the relationship between daily occupation and sleep’

*Green A (2008) Sleep, occupation and the passage of time. British Journal of Occupational Therapy 71(8), 339-347.

Fung, C., Wiseman-Hakes, C., Stergiou-Kita, M., *Nguyen, M., and *Colantonio, A. (2013) ‘Time to wake up: bridging the gap between theory and practice for sleep in occupational therapy.’ British Journal of Occupational Therapy 76, 8, 384–386.

AOTA Practice Framework 2008, Rest, Sleep and Sleep preparation are discussed within ‘areas of occupation’:  AOTA. Occupational Therapy Practice Framework: Domain & Process 2nd Edition. Am J Occup Ther. 2008 Nov 1;62(6):625–83.

Picard, M.M., 2012. Occupational Therapy’s Role in Sleep. American Occupational Therapy Association. http://www.aota.org/en/About-Occupational-Therapy/Professionals/HW/Sleep.aspx-

Watson M, Swedlove F., *Brown CA.l (2014) Back to the basics: Sleep and occupation.  OTNow 16(6). http://www.caot.ca/otnow/nov14/sleep.pdf

 

 

Sleep apnoea:

*O’Donoghue, N. and McKay, E.A. (2012) ‘Exploring the impact of sleep apnoea on daily life and occupational engagement.’ British Journal of Occupational Therapy 75, 11, 509–516.

 

Insomnia:

Eakman, A. M.*, Schmid, A.*, Henry, K. L., Rolle, N. R.*, Schelly, C.*, Grupe, C. E.*, & Burns, J. (2017). Restoring Effective Sleep Tranquility (REST): A feasibility and pilot study. British Journal of Occupational Therapy. Early Online, doi: 10.1177/0308022617691538

Eakman, A. M.*, Rolle, N. R*., & Henry, K. L. (2017). Occupational therapist delivered cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia to post-9/11 veterans in college: A wait list control trial pilot study. SLEEP, 40 (suppl_1):A140-141. doi: 10.1093/sleepj/zsx050.377

Eakman, A.M.*, Schmid, A.*, Henry, K. L., Schelly, C.*, Rolle, N. R.*, Burns, J. E., & Pott, C. E.* (2016). Restoring effective sleep tranquility (REST): A pilot study. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 97(10), e128. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2016.08.400

*Green A, Hicks J, Weekes R, Wilson S (2005) A cognitive-behavioural group intervention for people with chronic insomnia: an initial evaluation. British Journal of Occupational Therapy 68(11), 518-522.

*Green A, Hicks J, Wilson S (2008) The experience of poor sleep and its consequences: a qualitative study involving people referred for cognitive-behavioural management of chronic insomnia. British Journal of Occupational Therapy 71(5), 196-204.

Bootzin, R.R. & Manber, R., 2013. Future outlook of nonpharmacological treatments for insomnia in adults: clinical trial progress. Clinical Investigation, 3(11), pp.1005–1008. http://www.future-science.com/doi/pdf/10.4155/cli.13.95

Carey, T.J., Moul, D.E., Pilkonis, P., Germain, A. & Buysse, D.J., 2005. Focusing on the experience of insomnia. Behavioral sleep medicine, 3(2), pp.73–86.

Cheung, J.M.Y., Bartlett, D.J., Armour, C.L. & Saini, B., 2013. The Insomnia Patient Perspective, A Narrative Review. Behavioral Sleep Medicine, 11(5), pp.369–389.

Cheung, J.M.Y., Bartlett, D.J., Armour, C.L. & Saini, B., 2015. Treating Insomnia: A Review of Patient Perceptions Toward Treatment. Behavioral sleep medicine, 00(00), pp.1–32.

Kyle, S.D., Espie, C.A. & Morgan, K., 2010. “…Not just a minor thing, it is something major, which stops you from functioning daily”: quality of life and daytime functioning in insomnia. Behavioral sleep medicine, 8(3), pp.123–40.

Morin, C.M., Rodrigue, S. & Ivers, H., 2003. Role of stress, arousal, and coping skills in primary insomnia. Psychosomatic medicine, 65(2), pp.259–267.

Riemann, D., Spiegelhalder, K., Feige, B., Voderholzer, U., Berger, M., Perlis, M. & Nissen, C., 2010. The hyperarousal model of insomnia: A review of the concept and its evidence. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 14(1), pp.19–31.

 

Circadian rhythm:

http://www.jkp.com/jkpblog/2015/04/no-shame-for-extreme-night-owls/

Pauley, S.M., 2004. Lighting for the human circadian clock: recent research indicates that lighting has become a public health issue. Medical hypotheses, 63(4), pp.588–96.

Rajaratnam, S.M. & Arendt, J., 2001. Health in a 24-h society. Lancet, 358(9286), pp.999–1005.

Dumont, M. & Beaulieu, C., 2007. Light exposure in the natural environment: relevance to mood and sleep disorders. Sleep medicine, 8(6), pp.557–65.

 

Dreams:

Allan Hobson (2005) Dreaming: A Very short introduction, OUP Oxford

 

Importance of sleep in general rehab:

*McCabe, S. (2008). Sleep Is Everybody’s Business. In International Seating Symposium (pp. 127–130). Vancouver, BC, Canada.

*McCabe, S. (2008). What in the World Are We Doing About Sleep? In International Seating Symposium (pp. 193–196). Vancouver, BC, Canada.

 

Sleep and the environment:

Garms-Homolovà, V., Flick, U. and Röhnsch, G. (2010) ‘Sleep disorders and activities in long-term care facilities – a vicious cycle?’ Journal of Health Psychology 15, 5, 744–754.

Pauley, S.M., 2004. Lighting for the human circadian clock: recent research indicates that lighting has become a public health issue. Medical hypotheses, 63(4), pp.588–96.

Vetter, C., Juda, M., Lang, D., Wojtysiak, A. & Roenneberg, T., 2011. Blue-enriched office light competes with natural light as a zeitgeber. Scandinavian journal of work, environment & health, 37(5), pp.437–45.

Dumont, M. & Beaulieu, C., 2007. Light exposure in the natural environment: relevance to mood and sleep disorders. Sleep medicine, 8(6), pp.557–65.

Cajochen, C., 2007. Alerting effects of light. Sleep medicine reviews, 11(6), pp.453–64.

Dutt, R., Roduta- Robers, M., *Brown CA.  (2015) Sleep and Children with Cerebral Palsy: A Review of Current Evidence and Environmental Non-Pharmacological Interventions.  Children 2015, 2(1), 78-88; doi:10.3390/children2010078  http://www.mdpi.com/2227-9067/2/1/78/html

 

Sleep in different conditions and populations:

Sleep in children and young people:

*O’Connell & Vannan (2008) Sleepwise: Addressing sleep disturbance in young children with developmental delay.  Australian Occupational Therapy Journal 55:212-14

Fjeldsted, B. and Hanlon-Dearman, A. (2009) ‘Sensory processing and sleep challenges in children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.’ Occupational Therapy Now 11, 5, 26–28.

*McCabe, S. M., Blackmore, A. M., Abbiss, C. R., Langdon, K., & *Elliott, C. (2015). Sleep concerns in children and young people with cerebral palsy in their home setting. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 51, 1188–1194. https://doi.org/10.1111/jpc.12933

*Brown CA, Kuo M, Berry R, Tan M.  (2012) Non-pharmacological sleep interventions for youth with chronic health conditions: A critical review of the methodological quality of the evidence. Disability & Rehabilitation  July 2013, 35(15):1221-1255.

*Brown, C., Swedlove, F., Berry, R., & Turlapati, L. (2012). Occupational therapists’ health literacy interventions for children with disordered sleep and/or pain. New Zealand Journal of Occupational Therapy, 59 (2), 9 – 17.

Dutt, R., Roduta- Robers, M., *Brown CA. (2015) Sleep and Children with Cerebral Palsy: A Review of Current Evidence and Environmental Non-Pharmacological Interventions.  Children 2015, 2(1), 78-88; doi:10.3390/children2010078  http://www.mdpi.com/2227-9067/2/1/78/html

Sleep in older adults:

*Leland, N.E., Marcione, N., Schepens Niemiec, S.L. & Kelkar, K. & *Fogelberg, D., 2014. What is occupational therapy’s role in addressing sleep problems among older adults? OTJR: Occupation, Participation and Health, 34(3), pp.141–149.

Yang, P.-Y., Ho, K.-H., Chen, H.-C. & Chien, M.-Y., 2012. Exercise training improves sleep quality in middle-aged and older adults with sleep problems: a systematic review. Journal of physiotherapy, 58(3), pp.157–63.

Natalie E. Leland, Donald Fogelberg, Alix Sleight, Trudy Mallinson, Cheryl Vigen, Jeanine Blanchard, Mike Carlson, Florence Clark; (20016) Napping and Nighttime Sleep: Findings From an Occupation-Based Intervention. Am J Occup Ther, 70(4)

Sleep in older adults living in subsidised housing (conference abstract)

 

Sensory Processing and sleep:

*Engel-Yeger, B. and Shochat, T (2012) ‘The relationship between sensory processing patterns and sleep quality in healthy adults.’ Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy 79, 3, 134–141.

*O’Connell & Vannan (2008) Sleepwise: Addressing sleep disturbance in young children with developmental delay.  Australian Occupational Therapy Journal 55:212-14

Fjeldsted, B. and Hanlon-Dearman, A. (2009) ‘Sensory processing and sleep challenges in children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.’ Occupational Therapy Now 11, 5, 26–28.

 

Sleep in military members:

Brown CA, Berry R, Schmidt A.  (2013) Sleep and Military Members: Emerging Issues and Nonpharmacological Intervention.  Sleep Disorders  Volume 2013, Article ID 160374, 6 pages http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/160374

 

Sleep in dementia:

*Brown CA, Berry R, Tan M, Turlapati L, Swedlove F. (2011) A critique of the evidence-base for non-pharmacological sleep interventions for persons with dementia.  Dementia: The International Journal of Social Research and Practice, 12:2, 2013 pp.174-201,  https://doi.org/10.1177/1471301211426909

 

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