Faculty

Melanie Leggett

Associate Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Brain Stimulation and Neurophysiology
School of Medicine

508 Fulton St., Psychology Service 116B, Durham, NC 27705

Psychology Service 116 B, 508 Fulton St., Durham, NC 27705

(919) 286-0411 melanie.leggett@duke.edu


Education & Training

Ph.D. 2001

University of Memphis

Grants

3/3: Improving Depression Outcome by Adding CBT for Insomnia to Antidepressants

National Institutes of Health

Behavioral Insomnia Therapy for those with Insomnia and Depression

National Institutes of Health

1/2 Sequenced therapies for comorbid and primary insomnias

National Institutes of Health

Behavioral Insomnia Therapy with Fibromyalgia

National Institutes of Health

Classifying Psychiatric, Medical, and Primary Insomnias

National Institutes of Health
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Publications

Does physiological hyperarousal enhance error rates among insomnia sufferers?

PMID 23904678
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Sensitivity and specificity of polysomnographic criteria for defining insomnia.

PMID 23674940
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Testing the reliability and validity of DSM-IV-TR and ICSD-2 insomnia diagnoses. Results of a multitrait-multimethod analysis.

PMID 21646568
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Exposure Therapy for Claustrophobic Reactions to Continuous Positive Airway Pressure

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Psychological and Behavioral Treatments for Insomnia II: Implementation and Specific Populations

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Nightmare reduction in a Vietnam veteran using imagery rehearsal therapy.

PMID 20957851
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Nonpharmacological Treatments

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Home is where sleep is: an ecological approach to test the validity of actigraphy for the assessment of insomnia.

PMID 20191934
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Ethnic differences in continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) adherence in veterans with and without psychiatric disorders.

PMID 20924838
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Cognitive behavioral therapy for patients with primary insomnia or insomnia associated predominantly with mixed psychiatric disorders: a randomized clinical trial.

PMID 19413144
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Nonpharmacologic treatment of insomnia.

PMID 18782507
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Psychomotor performance deficits and their relation to prior nights' sleep among individuals with primary insomnia.

PMID 18517030
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Objective evidence of sleep disturbance in women with posttraumatic stress disorder.

PMID 18157880
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Sleep Disturbance in Fibromyalgia

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Graded exposure therapy for addressing claustrophobic reactions to continuous positive airway pressure: A case series report

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Defining insomnia: quantitative criteria for insomnia severity and frequency.

PMID 16676781
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Nonpharmacologic Therapy of Insomnia

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Cognitive-behavioral therapy for primary insomnia.

PMID 15951083
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Sleep disturbances in aging

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Overview of Insomnia: Definitions, Epidemiology, Differential Diagnosis, and Assessment

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A pilot study of inexpensive sleep-assessment devices.

PMID 15600223
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CPAP compliance in sleep apnea patients with and without laboratory CPAP titration

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Accuracy of sleep perceptions among insomnia sufferers and normal sleepers.

PMID 14592301
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Changes in depressive symptoms after continuous positive airway pressure treatment for obstructive sleep apnea.

PMID 12712395
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Behavioral treatment of insomnia.

PMID 19811022
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Relaxation therapy for insomnia: Nighttime and day time effects

PMID 10875189
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Relaxation to assist sleep medication withdrawal.

PMID 10467890
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A comparison of the efficacy of stimulus control for medicated and nonmedicated insomniacs.

PMID 9567734
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Fatigue and sleep disorders.

PMID 9256516
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Acute deprivation of the terminal four hours of sleep does not increase delta (0-3-Hz) electroencephalograms: A replication

PMID 1947595
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