70 episodes

Sleep Talk is the place to get quality, evidence-based information on sleep and sleep disorders from experts in the field. Each month Dr Moira Junge (Health Psychologist) and Dr David Cunnington (Sleep Physician) discuss a sleep topic and interview experts in the field as well as highlighting what has caught their eye in the world of sleep.

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Sleep Talk is the place to get quality, evidence-based information on sleep and sleep disorders from experts in the field. Each month Dr Moira Junge (Health Psychologist) and Dr David Cunnington (Sleep Physician) discuss a sleep topic and interview experts in the field as well as highlighting what has caught their eye in the world of sleep.

    Lighting

    Lighting

    How does lighting impact on sleep and health? Is it really a big deal? To understand the interaction between lighting, sleep and health we spoke to Assoc Prof Sean Cain, a leading expert in lighting research, from Monash University.

    • 32 min
    Awake or Asleep?

    Awake or Asleep?

    At times it can be hard to tell whether you have gone to sleep or not, or how much you have slept. This can be a particular problem for people with insomnia who can be prone to under-estimating how much sleep they are actually getting. To understand how this happen we spoke to Dr Lieke Hermans from Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands.

    • 32 min
    Sleep in the Pandemic

    Sleep in the Pandemic

    The current pandemic is affecting people around the world and having a significant impact on their sleep. We discuss changes in sleep seen during the pandemic and strategies people can use to help improve their sleep during this difficult time.

    • 27 min
    Medication in Pregnancy

    Medication in Pregnancy

    Pregnancy can be a challenging time, particularly for women with sleep disorders such as narcolepsy who rely on medications to manage symptoms.

    • 32 min
    Sleep in Healthcare Workers

    Sleep in Healthcare Workers

    Healthcare workers often have to work shifts that can incorporate long hours and working at times they would normally be sleeping. To understand these factors and how research is working towards finding solutions we interview Dr Julia Stone of Monash University.

    • 25 min
    Fly In Fly Out Workers

    Fly In Fly Out Workers

    Fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workers, like many shift-workers, face significant problems with sleep and mental and physical health. To discuss the issues facing FIFO workers we interview Dr Ian Dunican of Sleep4Performance, Melius Consulting and University of Western Australia.

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
45 Ratings

45 Ratings

Judyloo ,

Top information

Ezccellent infirmation out of the box especially the medical cannabis

jessicalouise82 ,

Great, informative summaries

Nice, succinct and informative interviews and summaries of interesting and relevant topics. Good length and then they always refer to further resources if you are interested to know more.

New ipadman ,

Thank you !

I have had sleep issues since 2014 and also was a patient of Dr Cunnington.

Please look at Sleep Jerks too..

Thank you for the show !

Craig

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