Treating insomnia may ease depression in menopause

Targeted CBT 'can be added to the arsenal' of treatments for menopausal sleeplessness, says researcher

Women going through menopause may have fewer symptoms of depression when they receive treatment for insomnia than when they don't, a recent experiment suggests.

Researchers in the US recruited 117 menopausal women with insomnia for the study and randomly assigned them to three groups.