Screening for substance use patterns among patients referred for a variety of sleep complaints.

@article{Teplin2006ScreeningFS,
  title={Screening for substance use patterns among patients referred for a variety of sleep complaints.},
  author={David Teplin and Barak Raz and Jeff M Daiter and Michael Varenbut and Meghan Tyrrell},
  journal={The American journal of drug and alcohol abuse},
  year={2006},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={111-20}
}
Virtually all psychiatric and substance use disorders are associated with sleep disruption. Studies indicate that psychiatric disorders are related closely to chronic insomnia and that psychoactive substances have acute and chronic effects on sleep architecture. Several aspects of sleep are compromised in individuals taking these substances, ranging from difficulty initiating sleep to difficulty maintaining sleep and hypersomnia. Sleep disturbances are apparent in person taking psychoactive… CONTINUE READING

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