Epidemiology of insomnia: prevalence, self-help treatments, consultations, and determinants of help-seeking behaviors.

@article{Morin2006EpidemiologyOI,
  title={Epidemiology of insomnia: prevalence, self-help treatments, consultations, and determinants of help-seeking behaviors.},
  author={Charles Morin and M C Leblanc and Meagan Daley and J. P. Gregoire and Chantal M{\'e}rette},
  journal={Sleep medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={7 2},
  pages={123-30}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE To estimate the prevalence of insomnia symptoms and syndrome in the general population, describe the types of self-help treatments and consultations initiated for insomnia, and examine help-seeking determinants. PATIENTS AND METHODS A randomly selected sample of 2001 French-speaking adults from the province of Quebec (Canada) responded to a telephone survey about sleep, insomnia, and its treatments. RESULTS Of the total sample, 25.3% were dissatisfied with their sleep… CONTINUE READING