The economic burden of insomnia: direct and indirect costs for individuals with insomnia syndrome, insomnia symptoms, and good sleepers.

@article{Daley2009TheEB,
  title={The economic burden of insomnia: direct and indirect costs for individuals with insomnia syndrome, insomnia symptoms, and good sleepers.},
  author={Meagan Daley and Charles Morin and M C Leblanc and J. -Cl. Gregoire and Jos{\'e}e Savard},
  journal={Sleep},
  year={2009},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={55-64}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Insomnia is a highly prevalent problem that is associated with increased use of health care services and products, as well as functional impairments. This study estimated from a societal perspective the direct and indirect costs of insomnia. PARTICIPANTS AND METHODS A randomly selected sample of 948 adults (mean age = 43.7 years old; 60% female) from the province of Quebec, Canada completed questionnaires on sleep, health, use of health-care services and products… CONTINUE READING