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An article in PsychCentral reports on a link between childhood maltreatment and later sleep disorders in adulthood. This link was unable to be explained by other conditions, such as mental health disorders or chronic pain. Early identification and treatment of sleep disorders can help reduce long-term effects on sleep, particularly in people who have experienced childhood abuse or maltreatment. These findings suggest that a one-size-fits-all approach to treating sleep disorders may not be the most effective and suggests that individualized, trauma-informed treatment be utilized. To read this article in its entirety, click here.