Insomnia in Patients With Traumatic Brain Injury: Frequency, Characteristics, and Risk Factors

@article{Ouellet2006InsomniaIP,
  title={Insomnia in Patients With Traumatic Brain Injury: Frequency, Characteristics, and Risk Factors},
  author={M C Ouellet and Simon Beaulieu-Bonneau and Charles M. Morin},
  journal={Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation},
  year={2006},
  volume={21},
  pages={199–212}
}
ObjectivesTo document the frequency of insomnia (according to DSM-IV and ICSD criteria), to describe its sociodemographic and clinical characteristics, and to identify potential predictors of insomnia in persons with traumatic brain injury (TBI). Participants and procedureFour hundred fifty-two participants aged 16 years and older with minor to severe TBI answered a questionnaire pertaining to quality of sleep and fatigue. Main outcome measuresProportion of participants fulfilling criteria for… 

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