Implications and recommendations for addressing insomnia disorder

Cameron Duncan, Kate Goggin Sheppard

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Abstract

Sleep disorders, such as insomnia, are a common complication of many physical and mental health problems. This article reviews insomnia disorder, including assessment, comorbidities, and management. It is imperative that primary care providers understand how to provide the safest pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatments to patients with insomnia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)19-25
Number of pages7
JournalNurse Practitioner
Volume44
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019

Keywords

  • Epworth Sleepiness Scale
  • insomnia
  • polysomnography
  • primary care
  • primary sleep disorders
  • sleep disorders
  • sleep hygiene

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nursing(all)

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