Michael Breus, PhD

Bio

Michael J. Breus, Ph.D., is a Clinical Psychologist and both a Diplomate of the American Board of Sleep Medicine and a Fellow of The American Academy of Sleep Medicine. He was one of the youngest people to have passed the Board at age 31 and, with a specialty in Sleep Disorders, is one of only 163 psychologists in the world with his credentials and distinction. Dr. Breus is dedicated to informing the public and healthcare communities about “disordered sleep” in a sleep-deprived society.

Specialties:

Affiliation:

  • Sleep Expert and Clinical Psychologist for Pain Management at Arrowhead Health, Private practitioner at Southwest Spine and Sports

Location:

  • city, AZ

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics:

    TUESDAY, June 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- From African drums to Viennese waltzes, people from around the world tune into common beats, a new study suggests.

    The research also supports the notion of music as a means of unifying people socially, the researchers said.

    "Our findings ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics:

    TUESDAY, June 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- From African drums to Viennese waltzes, people from around the world tune into common beats, a new study suggests.

    The research also supports the notion of music as a means of unifying people socially, the researchers said.

    "Our findings ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Mental Health Nursing:

    TUESDAY, June 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The area of the brain involved in forming new memories, known as the hippocampus, seems to shrink in people with recurring depression, a new study shows.

    Australian researchers say the findings highlight the need to spot and treat depression when...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Mental Health Nursing:

    TUESDAY, June 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The area of the brain involved in forming new memories, known as the hippocampus, seems to shrink in people with recurring depression, a new study shows.

    Australian researchers say the findings highlight the need to spot and treat depression when...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Vascular Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs might influence a person's aggressive behaviors, increasing or decreasing their irritability and violent tendencies, a new clinical trial suggests.

    Men taking statins typically become less aggressive, while wome...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Vascular Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs might influence a person's aggressive behaviors, increasing or decreasing their irritability and violent tendencies, a new clinical trial suggests.

    Men taking statins typically become less aggressive, while wome...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Child & Adolescent Psychiatry:

    WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A growing number of teens and young adults are being prescribed powerful antipsychotics, even though the medications aren't approved to treat two disorders -- ADHD and depression -- they are commonly used for, a new study shows.

    Researchers fo...Full Article

  • Michael Breus, PhD - city, AZ - Psychology
    Michael Breus, PhD has posted a blog entry:
    Do you think about how you use and consume light? We live in a culture where electricity and artificial light are everywhere: inexpensive and always...Full Post
  • Michael Breus, PhD - city, AZ - Psychology
    Michael Breus, PhD answered:
    Caffeine is available in numerous forms including but not limited to: pills, drinks, candy, food, toothpaste, medications, and soap. Most people think of caffeine being found most commonly in beverages. Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Preventive Medicine:

    MONDAY, June 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Guns are owned by nearly one in three Americans. And many of those people are part of a "social gun culture" that includes hunters and gun club members, a new survey finds.

    "We were not surprised by the degree of gun own...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    MONDAY, June 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More than one-third of U.S. children and teens have been physically assaulted -- mostly by siblings and peers -- in the past year, a new study finds.

    And one in 20 kids has been physically abused by a parent or another caregiver in the same time p...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    MONDAY, June 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Young Americans are more accepting of working mothers than previous generations were, a new study finds.

    Researchers say the views of millennials -- those born roughly between 1980 and 2000 -- reflect growing gender equ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychiatry:

    FRIDAY, June 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- There is no evidence that having same-sex parents harms children in any way, a new comprehensive review finds.

    The well-being of children of same-sex couples was an issue the U.S. Supreme Court addressed in its landmark 5-4 ruling on Friday that u...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    THURSDAY, June 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Small talk can help men get better business deals, but the same may not be true for women, a new study says.

    Among men, small talk before negotiations creates social bonds and increases the chances of good results, the researchers found.

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    THURSDAY, June 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that having a female boss doesn't necessarily translate into higher wages for working women.

    A study from the University of California, Berkley found that working under a female manager may actually lower women's salaries.<...Full Article