Traumatic brain injury-induced sleep disorders.

  title={Traumatic brain injury-induced sleep disorders.},
  author={Mari Viola-Saltzman and Camelia Musleh},
  journal={Neuropsychiatric disease and treatment},
Sleep disturbances are frequently identified following traumatic brain injury, affecting 30%-70% of persons, and often occur after mild head injury. Insomnia, fatigue, and sleepiness are the most frequent sleep complaints after traumatic brain injury. Sleep apnea, narcolepsy, periodic limb movement disorder, and parasomnias may also occur after a head injury. In addition, depression, anxiety, and pain are common brain injury comorbidities with significant influence on sleep quality. Two types… CONTINUE READING
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