Pain and Sleep in Medical Diseases : Interactions and Treatment Possibilities

@inproceedings{Drewes2001PainAS,
  title={Pain and Sleep in Medical Diseases : Interactions and Treatment Possibilities},
  author={Asbj\orn Mohr Drewes and Lars Arendt-Nielsen},
  year={2001}
}
relationship between the homeostatic functions of sleep, wellbeing, and pain (Moldofsky, 1993; Drewes, 1999). Pain has been reported as a leading cause of insomnia in medical illness, where more than 70% of the patients complain of sleep problems (Wooten, 1994; Drewes et al., 1994) and in studies of patients with non-specific pain, a high prevalence of subjective sleep disturbances have been reported (Pilowsky et al., 1985; Magni et al., 1994). Also, in experiments where polysomnography was… CONTINUE READING