The article ‘The bidirectional nature of sleep problems and psychopathology’ by Professor Delwyn Bartlett and Dr Melinda Jackson published in the March 2016 issue of Medicine Today contained an error. In paragraph three of the section on treatment implications (page 28), the sentence ‘The current evidence for its antidepressant evidence is mixed, and further clinical trials are warranted.’ should have been omitted as it does not reflect the RANZCP clinical practice guidelines for mood disorders (Aust N Z J Psychiatry 2015; 49: 1087-1206).

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