Assessment and treatment of insomnia in later life

Broomfield, Niall M., Wild, Matthew R. and Espie, Colin (2008) Assessment and treatment of insomnia in later life. In: Handbook of Emotional Disorders in Later Life. Oxford University Press, pp. 257-286. ISBN 9780198569459

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This chapter summarizes assessment and treatment of insomnia complaints in later life. Insomnia is a subjective complaint of persistent difficulty initiating and/or maintaining sleep, or non-restorative sleep, associated with marked distress and/or significant impairments of social or occupational functioning. It discusses general factors affecting older people’s sleep, and insomnia associated with age-related medical conditions.

Item Type: Book Section
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 03 Mar 2022 09:30
Last Modified: 03 Mar 2022 09:30
DOI: 10.1093/med:psych/9780198569459.003.0011

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