Treatment of sleep disturbances in trauma-affected refugees: Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

@inproceedings{Sandahl2017TreatmentOS,
  title={Treatment of sleep disturbances in trauma-affected refugees: Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial},
  author={Hinuga Sandahl and Poul Jennum and Lone Baandrup and Ida Sophie Poschmann and Jessica Carlsson},
  booktitle={Trials},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Sleep disturbances are often referred to as a hallmark and as core symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Untreated sleep disturbances can contribute to the maintenance and exacerbation of PTSD symptoms, which may diminish treatment response and constitute a risk factor for poor treatment outcome. Controlled trials on treatment of sleep disturbances in refugees suffering from PTSD are scarce. The present study aims to examine sleep-enhancing treatment in refugees with… CONTINUE READING