Insomnia and daytime napping in older adults.

@article{AncoliIsrael2006InsomniaAD,
  title={Insomnia and daytime napping in older adults.},
  author={Sonia Ancoli-Israel and Jennifer L. Martin},
  journal={Journal of clinical sleep medicine : JCSM : official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={2 3},
  pages={333-42}
}
Insomnia, daytime sleepiness, and napping are all highly prevalent among the elderly, reflecting changes in sleep architecture, sleep efficiency, sleep quality, and circadian sleep-wake cycles. Insomnia is sometimes associated with subjective daytime sleepiness, as well as other clinical and socioeconomic consequences. The daytime sleepiness will at times lead to napping. Although napping is viewed as a common age-related occurrence, little is known about its benefits or consequences. Factors… CONTINUE READING

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