A meta-analysis of associations between obesity and insomnia diagnosis and symptoms.

  title={A meta-analysis of associations between obesity and insomnia diagnosis and symptoms.},
  author={Wai Sze Chan and Meredith P. Levsen and Christina S. McCrae},
  journal={Sleep medicine reviews},
Are Morbid Obesity and Insomnia Related? Investigating Associated Factors in a Clinical Setting
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  • Psychology, Medicine
    Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings
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Results showed that morbid obesity and insomnia are largely unrelated health risks, with little overlap in associated factors and divided mainly by SES, which indicates that condition-oriented interventions rather than transdiagnostic interventions are likely to be more effective and that different population groups may benefit from different approaches.
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Insomnia and obesity
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    Current opinion in psychiatry
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The relation of sleep duration and incident obesity so far has insufficient evidence base and further research is necessary with focus on sleep quality instead ofSleep duration.
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