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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.

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    • 4.5, 39 Ratings

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.

    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
    Sleep in Uncertain Times

    Sleep in Uncertain Times

    During times of uncertainty, such as the current COVID-19 pandemic, sleep can be challenging. To help with sleep during this time, we discuss simple strategies you can implement to help your sleep and mental health.

    • 8 min
    PTSD

    PTSD

    Many people experience trauma in their lives, and a significant proportion develop post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Traumatic experiences can have a significant effect on sleep, causing sleep disturbance, nightmares and a fear of going to bed. There are evidence-based treatments available that can help to reduce the impact of PTSD on sleep. To discuss PTSD, its impact on sleep, and approaches to treatment we spoke with Assoc Prof Andrea Phelps, Deputy Director of Phoenix Australia at The University of Melbourne.

    • 33 min
    Sleep in Teenagers

    Sleep in Teenagers

    Why do teenagers have trouble with sleep? What can be done about it? Answers from the experts in this episode of the Sleep Talk podcast.

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
39 Ratings

39 Ratings

KateMelbourne ,

Interesting chats

Friendly experts David and Moira do a great job talking in plain speak about all things sleep. Very well edited, not boring.

Looking forward to the episode about sleep apps! What do you think of Sleep Cycle? Keep up the good work.

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.

RAJCZYK ,

Podcast length.

I’m finding the the podcast don’t actually have the full interview. Is there any reason for this?? Sleep hygiene being one of them!

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