Research & Publications

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In addition to my private practice, I have a program of research at Stanford University. For many years I’ve explored ways in which sleep impacts mental health and mental health impacts sleep.  In particular, my research interests include: (1) hypersomnia and insomnia in psychiatric disorders; (2) sleep deprivation, recovery sleep and circadian rhythm disturbances in adolescent and adults; and (3) the relationship between sleep and illness course in unipolar and bipolar depression. My research and training has been supported by the National Institute of Health, the National Science Foundation, the Lucile Packard Foundation at Stanford and other organizations.

Here is a list of journal articles and chapters I’ve published:

  1. Kaplan, K.A., Hardas, P., Redline, S. & Zeitzer, J.M. (in press) Correlates of sleep quality in midlife and beyond: A machine learning analysis. Sleep Medicine.
  2. Kaplan, K.A., Hirshman, J., Hernandez, B., Stefanick, M., Hoffman, A.R., Redline, S., Ancoli-Israel, S., Stone, K., Friedman, L., Zeitzer, J.M. (2017). When a gold standard isn’t so golden: Lack of prediction of subjective sleep quality from sleep polysomnography. Biological Psychology, 123, 37-46.
  3. Kaplan, K. & Williams, R. (2017). Hypersomnia: An overlooked, but not overestimated, sleep disturbance in bipolar disorder. Evidence-Based Mental Health, 102433.
  4. Zeitzer, J.M., Nouriani, B., Rissling, M., Kaplan, K.A., Aasly, L., Palesh, O., Sledge, G., Jo, B., Neri, E., Dhabhar, F.S. & Spiegel, D. (2016). Aberrant nocturnal cortisol and disease progression in women with breast cancer. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, 158(1), 43-50.
  5. Kaplan, K.A., McGlinchey, E.L., Soehner, A., Gershon, A., Talbot, L.S., Eidelman, P., Gruber, J. & Harvey, A.G. (2015). Hypersomnia Subtypes, Sleep and Relapse in Bipolar Disorder. Psychological Medicine, 45(8), 1751-63.
  6. Harvey, A.G., Soehner, A.M., Kaplan, K.A., Hein, K., Lee, J., Kanady, J. et al. (2015). Treating insomnia improves sleep, mood and functioning in bipolar disorder: A pilot randomized controlled trial. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 83(3), 564-77.
  7. Harvey, A.G., Kaplan, K.A. & Soehner, A.M. (2015). Interventions for sleep disturbance in bipolar disorder. Sleep Medicine Clinics, 10(1), 101-5.
  8. McGlinchey, E.L., Gershon, A., Eidelman, P., Kaplan, K.A., & Harvey, A.G. (2014). Physical activity and sleep: Day-to-day associations among individuals with and without Bipolar Disorder. Mental Health and Physical Activity, 7(3), 183-190.
  9. Soehner, A.M., Kaplan, K.A. & Harvey, A.G. (2014). Prevalence and clinical correlates of co-occurring insomnia and hypersomnia symptoms in depression. Journal of Affective Disorders, 167, 93-97.
  10. Kaplan, K.A., McQuaid, J., Batki, S., & Rosenlicht, N. (2014). Behavioral treatment of insomnia in early recovery. Journal of Addiction Medicine, 8(6), 395-8.
  11. Kaplan, K.A., McQuaid, J., Primrich, C., & Rosenlicht, N. (2014). An evidence-based review of insomnia treatment in early recovery. Journal of Addiction Medicine, 8(6), 389-94.
  12. Kaplan, K.A. & Harvey, A.G. (2013). Behavioral treatment of insomnia in bipolar disorder. American Journal of Psychiatry, 7(170), 716-720.
  13. Kaplan, K.A. & Harvey, A.G. (2013). Treatment of sleep disturbance. In D. Barlow (Ed), Clinical Handbook of Psychological Disorders, 5th New York: Guilford Press.
  14. Soehner, A.M., Kaplan, K.A. & Harvey, A.G. (2013). The nature and challenges posed by insomnia comorbid to severe psychiatric illness. Sleep Medicine Clinics, 8, 361-371.
  15. Soehner, A.M., Kaplan, K.A., Kanady, J., & Harvey, A.G. (2013). Cognitive therapy for insomnia. In C. Kushida (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Sleep (Vol. 2, pp. 290-295). Waltham, MA: Academic Press.
  16. Kaplan, K.A., Talbot, L.S., Gruber, J. & Harvey, A.G. (2012). Comparison between actigraphy, polysomnography and sleep diary in individuals with bipolar disorder. Bipolar Disorders, 14, 870-879.
  17. Gershon, A., Thompson, W.K., Eidelman, P., McGlinchey, E., Kaplan, K.A. & Harvey, A.G. (2012). Restless pillow, ruffled mind: Sleep and affect coupling in inter-episode bipolar disorder. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 121(4), 863-873.
  18. Eidelman, P., Gershon, A., Kaplan, K., McGlinchey, E. & Harvey, A.G. (2012). Social support and social strain in interepisode bipolar disorder. Bipolar Disorders, 14(6), 628-640.
  19. Dagys, N., McGlinchey, E.L., Talbot, L.S., Kaplan, K.A., Dahl, R.E. & Harvey, A.G. (2012). Double Trouble? The Effects of Sleep Deprivation and Chronotype on Adolescent Affect. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 53(6), 660-7.
  20. Harvey, A.G., Kaplan, K.A., Soehner, A. (2012). Interventions for Sleep Disturbance in Bipolar Disorder. In J. Herman & M. Hirshkowitz (Eds). Sleep Medicine and Psychiatric Illness. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Philadelphia.
  21. Kaplan, K.A., Gruber, J., Eidelman, P., Talbot, L.S., & Harvey, A.G. (2011). Hypersomnia in interepisode bipolar disorder: Does it have prognostic significance? Journal of Affective Disorders, 132(3), 438-44.
  22. McGlinchey, E.L., Talbot, L.T., Chang, K., Kaplan, K.A., Dahl, R.E., Harvey, A.G. (2011). Vocal expression of emotion in sleep deprived adolescents and adults. SLEEP, 34(9), 1233-1241
  23. Talbot, L.S., McGlinchey, E.L., Kaplan, K.A., Dahl, R.E., Harvey, A.G. (2010). Sleep Deprivation in Adolescents and Adults: Changes in Affect. Emotion, 10(6), 831-41.
  24. Kaplan, K.A., Talbot, L.S. & Harvey, A.G. (2009). Cognitive mechanisms in chronic insomnia: Processes and prospects. Sleep Medicine Clinics, 4(4), 541-548.
  25. Kaplan, K.A. & Harvey, A.G. (2009). Hypersomnia across mood disorders: A review and synthesis. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 13, 275-285.
  26. Kaplan, K.A., Itoi, A., & Dement, W.C. (2007). Relationship between awareness of sleepiness and ability to predict sleep onset: Can drivers avoid falling asleep at the wheel? Sleep Medicine, 9(1), 71-79.
  27. Kamdar, B.B., Kaplan, K.A., Kezirian, E.J., & Dement, W.C. (2004). The impact of extra sleep on daytime alertness, vigilance, and mood. Sleep Medicine, 5, 441-448.