Sleep problems in the elderly.

  title={Sleep problems in the elderly.},
  author={Juan Carlos Campo Rodriguez and Joseph M. Dzierzewski and Cathy A. Alessi},
  journal={The Medical clinics of North America},
  volume={99 2},
Epidemiologic studies have shown that approximately 50% of older adults have sleep problems, many of which carry deleterious consequences that affect physical and mental health and also social functioning. However, sleep problems in late life are often unrecognized, and are inadequately treated in clinical practice. This article focuses on the diagnosis and… CONTINUE READING