Insomnia and daytime functioning.

  title={Insomnia and daytime functioning.},
  author={Brant W. Riedel and Kenneth L. Lichstein},
  journal={Sleep medicine reviews},
  volume={4 3},
Results from the present review challenge the assumption that daytime functioning deficits are associated with insomnia. Objectively-measured daytime sleepiness is not elevated in people with insomnia, and most cognitive/psychomotor tasks do not indicate deficits in people with insomnia. In contrast, a number of studies have found that people with insomnia self-report daytime symptoms such as elevated fatigue, mood disturbance and reduced quality of life. Studies including both objective and… CONTINUE READING

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