[Sleep disorder and sleep health promotion for the elderly].

  • Hideki Tanaka
  • Published 2015 in
    Nihon rinsho. Japanese journal of clinical…


The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of the effects of the sleep health promotion. Sleep health promotion that included short naps and exercise in the evening was effective in promoting sleep with elderly people. The interventions demonstrated that the proper awakening maintenance and keeping proper arousal level during the evening were effective in improving sleep quality. Sleep health promotion that included sleep education and cognitive-behavioral interventions improved sleep-related habits and the quality of sleep. Sleep health promotion were developed. Mental and physical health were also improved along with improving sleep with the elderly. These results suggest that cognitive-behavioral interventions to improve the sleep are effective for the activity of daily living, and the quality of life.

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@article{Tanaka2015SleepDA, title={[Sleep disorder and sleep health promotion for the elderly].}, author={Hideki Tanaka}, journal={Nihon rinsho. Japanese journal of clinical medicine}, year={2015}, volume={73 6}, pages={909-15} }