Quick Nav
Publications
Pharmacy Times
Insomnia Watch

Reports Link Insomnia with Mental Disorders

Published Online: Wednesday, February 1, 2006   [ Request Print ]

Primary sleep disorders are categorized into 2 subtypes, dyssomnias and parasomnias. Whereas dyssomnias are defined by qualitative and quantitative measures of sleep, parasomnias are characterized by problems in the behavioral or physiologic aspect of sleep.

Studies have shown that patients with insomnia are much more likely to exhibit a mental disorder. Recent developments in the areas of sleep disorders and mental illness have indicated an association between anxiety or stress, attentiondeficit/ hyperactivity disorder in children, and Alzheimer's disease in older patients.


Related Articles
No Result Found




Intellisphere, LLC
666 Plainsboro Road
Building 300
Plainsboro, NJ 08536
P: 609-716-7777
F: 609-257-0701

Copyright HCPLive 2006-2013
Intellisphere, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
 




Become a Member
Forgot Password?