Severe chronic insomnia is not associated with higher body mass index.


Short sleep duration is widely considered to be a risk factor for weight gain, suggesting that patients suffering from sleep disorders are a risk group. Despite some positive preliminary data on patients with organic sleep disorders, empirical evidence for an increased body mass index in patients with insomnia is scarce. Two-hundred and thirty-three… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/jsr.12294


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