Sleep findings in young adult patients with posttraumatic stress disorder.

@article{Habukawa2007SleepFI,
  title={Sleep findings in young adult patients with posttraumatic stress disorder.},
  author={Mitsunari Habukawa and Naohisa Uchimura and Masaharu Maeda and Nozomu Kotorii and Hisao Maeda},
  journal={Biological psychiatry},
  year={2007},
  volume={62 10},
  pages={1179-82}
}
BACKGROUND Laboratory sleep studies in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have not provided consistent evidence of sleep disturbance, despite apparent sleep complaints. Most of these studies have investigated middle-aged chronic PTSD subjects with a high prevalence of comorbidities such as substance dependence and/or personality disorder. METHODS Ten young adult PTSD patients (aged 23.4 +/- 6.1 years) without comorbidities of substance dependence and/or personality disorder underwent 2… CONTINUE READING