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Sleep disturbance and psychiatric disorders: A longitudinal epidemiological study of young Adults
TLDR
Prior insomnia remained a significant predictor of subsequent major depression when history of other prior depressive symptoms was controlled for, and complaints of 2 weeks or more of insomnia nearly every night might be a useful marker of subsequent onset of major depression. Expand
Prevalence of restless legs syndrome and periodic limb movement disorder in the general population.
TLDR
PLMD and RLS are prevalent in the general population and both conditions are associated with several physical and mental disorders and may negatively impact sleep. Expand
Insomnia: definition, prevalence, etiology, and consequences.
  • T. Roth
  • Medicine
  • Journal of clinical sleep medicine : JCSM…
  • 15 August 2007
TLDR
It is estimated that the majority of people with insomnia have an increased risk for comorbid medical disorders, such as conditions causing hypoxemia and dyspnea, gastroesophageal reflux disease, pain conditions, and neurodegenerative diseases. Expand
The pediatric daytime sleepiness scale (PDSS): sleep habits and school outcomes in middle-school children.
TLDR
The self-report scale developed in the present work is suitable for middle-school-age children and may be useful in future research given its ease of administration and robust psychometric properties. Expand
Principles and Practice of Sleep Medicine
TLDR
Part 1: Normal Sleep and Its Variations; Part 2: Abnormal Sleep. Expand
Place of chronic insomnia in the course of depressive and anxiety disorders.
TLDR
The study shows that psychiatric history is closely related to the severity and chronicity of current insomnia and can be a residual symptom of a previous mental disorder and put subjects to a higher risk of relapse. Expand
Shift work sleep disorder: prevalence and consequences beyond that of symptomatic day workers.
TLDR
It is suggested that individuals with shift work sleep disorder are at risk for significant behavioral and health-related morbidity associated with their sleep-wake symptomatology. Expand
Surgical Correction of Anatomic Abnormalities in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome: Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty
TLDR
A new surgical approach to treat obstructive sleep apnea by uvulopalatopharyngoplasty designed to enlarge the potential airspace in the oropharynx, which shows objective improvement in nocturnal respiration and sleep pattern. Expand
Prevalence and Perceived Health Associated with Insomnia Based on DSM-IV-TR; International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, Tenth Revision; and Research Diagnostic
TLDR
The fact that most health disutility associated with insomnia is missed by ICD criteria, while RDC/ICSD-only cases do not have significant decrements in perceived health, supports use of the broader DSM criteria. Expand
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