The relationship between sleep and anxiety in older adults.

  title={The relationship between sleep and anxiety in older adults.},
  author={Joshua Magee and Cheryl N. Carmin},
  journal={Current psychiatry reports},
  volume={12 1},
Anxiety and sleep problems are major barriers to healthy aging and are frequently comorbid conditions in older adults. In the current review, we present recent advances in understanding the extensive overlap among older adults between anxiety and one specific related sleep problem, insomnia. These proposals suggest that anxiety and insomnia may share a common vulnerability to negative emotionality and at times may act as risk factors for each other in older adults. We also highlight… CONTINUE READING

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