Catching up on sleep: Recent evidence on the role of sleep in substance use disorders
Berro LF, and Roehrs T. Catching up on sleep: Recent evidence on the role of sleep in substance use disorders. Pharmacol Biochem Behav 2022; 213:173330.
Pharmacology, biochemistry, and behavior
The objective of this editorial is to summarize the findings published in the special issue on "Sleep and Drug Abuse". The manuscripts in this issue include review articles as well as original investigations, and cover topics ranging from pre-clinical investigation to epidemiological-based clinical studies. Together, these papers provide evidence that sleep and drug abuse share a bidirectional relationship, with sleep playing a prominent role in substance use disorders. The knowledge included here can inform treatment development and future research endeavors, clearly pointing to the need for attention that focuses on sleep quality in the treatment of substance use disorders.