insomnia | definition

consistent difficulty in falling or staying asleep for at least three nights a week over a month’s time


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Spielman, R. M., Jenkins, W. J., & Lovett, M. D. (2020). Psychology 2e. Houston, Texas: OpenStax. Access for free at https://openstax.org/details/books/psychology-2e

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Research Article: Insomnia with objective short sleep duration is associated with longer duration of insomnia in the Freiburg Insomnia Cohort compared to insomnia with normal sleep duration, but not with hypertension

Date Published: July 26, 2017 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Anna F. Johann, Elisabeth Hertenstein, Simon D. Kyle, Chiara Baglioni, Bernd Feige, Christoph Nissen, Alastair J. McGinness, Dieter Riemann, Kai Spiegelhalder, Andrea Romigi. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0180339 Abstract: To replicate the association between insomnia with objective short sleep duration and hypertension, type 2 diabetes and duration of … Continue reading

Research Article: Insomnia with objective short sleep duration is associated with longer duration of insomnia in the Freiburg Insomnia Cohort compared to insomnia with normal sleep duration, but not with hypertension

Date Published: July 26, 2017 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Anna F. Johann, Elisabeth Hertenstein, Simon D. Kyle, Chiara Baglioni, Bernd Feige, Christoph Nissen, Alastair J. McGinness, Dieter Riemann, Kai Spiegelhalder, Andrea Romigi. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0180339 Abstract: To replicate the association between insomnia with objective short sleep duration and hypertension, type 2 diabetes and duration of … Continue reading

Research Article: The Association between Insomnia and Insomnia Treatment Side Effects on Health Status, Work Productivity, and Healthcare Resource Use

Date Published: October 1, 2015 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Marco DiBonaventura, Lance Richard, Maya Kumar, Anna Forsythe, Natalia M. Flores, Margaret Moline, Suxia Li. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0137117 Abstract: The aims of this study were (1) to compare health outcomes (i.e., health-related quality of life [HRQoL], productivity at work, and healthcare resource use visits) between those … Continue reading

Research Article: The prevalence of insomnia in the general population in China: A meta-analysis

Date Published: February 24, 2017 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Xiao-Lan Cao, Shi-Bin Wang, Bao-Liang Zhong, Ling Zhang, Gabor S. Ungvari, Chee H. Ng, Lu Li, Helen F. K. Chiu, Grace K. I. Lok, Jian-Ping Lu, Fu-Jun Jia, Yu-Tao Xiang, Russell Jude de Souza. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0170772 Abstract: This is the first meta-analysis of the pooled … Continue reading

Research Article: Insomnia and Endothelial Function – The HUNT 3 Fitness Study

Date Published: December 6, 2012 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Linn B. Strand, Lars E. Laugsand, Eli-Anne Skaug, Øyvind Ellingsen, Erik Madssen, Ulrik Wisløff, Lars Vatten, Imre Janszky, C. Mary Schooling. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0050933 Abstract: Insomnia is associated with increased risk of coronary heart disease (CHD), but the underlying mechanisms are not understood. To our knowledge, no … Continue reading

Research Article: Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy in Patients with Insomnia: A Repeated Measurement Study

Date Published: June 10, 2016 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Kai Spiegelhalder, Wolfram Regen, Christoph Nissen, Bernd Feige, Chiara Baglioni, Dieter Riemann, Jürgen Hennig, Thomas Lange, Christian Schmahl. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0156771 Abstract: Chronic insomnia is one of the most prevalent central nervous system disorders. It is characterized by increased arousal levels, however, the neurobiological causes and … Continue reading

Research Article: Genetic and Metabolic Characterization of Insomnia

Date Published: April 6, 2011 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Hyo-Jeong Ban, Sang Cheol Kim, Jungmin Seo, Ho-Bum Kang, Jung Kyoon Choi, Carlo Gaetano. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0018455 Abstract: Insomnia is reported to chronically affect 10∼15% of the adult population. However, very little is known about the genetics and metabolism of insomnia. Here we surveyed 10,038 Korean subjects … Continue reading

Research Article: Measures of cardiovascular autonomic activity in insomnia disorder: A systematic review

Date Published: October 23, 2017 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Marina-Marinela Nano, Pedro Fonseca, Rik Vullings, Ronald M. Aarts, Jacobus P. van Wouwe. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0186716 Abstract: Insomnia disorder is a widespread sleep disorder with a prevalence of approximately 10%. Even though the link between insomnia and cardiovascular activity is not exactly clear, it is generally … Continue reading

Research Article: Measures of cardiovascular autonomic activity in insomnia disorder: A systematic review

Date Published: October 23, 2017 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Marina-Marinela Nano, Pedro Fonseca, Rik Vullings, Ronald M. Aarts, Jacobus P. van Wouwe. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0186716 Abstract: Insomnia disorder is a widespread sleep disorder with a prevalence of approximately 10%. Even though the link between insomnia and cardiovascular activity is not exactly clear, it is generally … Continue reading

Research Article: Cardiovascular and Psychiatric Morbidity in Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) with Insomnia (Sleep Apnea Plus) versus Obstructive Sleep Apnea without Insomnia: A Case-Control Study from a Nationally Representative US Sample

Date Published: March 5, 2014 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Madhulika A. Gupta, Katie Knapp, Sudhiranjan Gupta. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0090021 Abstract: To evaluate cardiovascular and psychiatric morbidity in patient visits with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) with insomnia (OSA+Insomnia) versus OSA without insomnia (OSA-Insomnia) in a nationally representative US sample. A retrospective case-control study of epidemiologic databases … Continue reading

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