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Insomnia: prevalence, consequences and effective treatment.
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PMID:  24138364     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Insomnia is common and can have serious consequences, such as increased risk of depression and hypertension. Acute and chronic insomnia require different management approaches. >Chronic insomnia is unlikely to spontaneously remit, and over time will be characterised by cycles of relapse and remission or persistent symptoms. Chronic insomnia is best managed using non-drug strategies such as cognitive behaviour therapy. For patients with ongoing symptoms, there may be a role for adjunctive use of medications such as hypnotics.
Authors:
David Cunnington; Moira F Junge; Antonio T Fernando
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Medical journal of Australia     Volume:  199     ISSN:  1326-5377     ISO Abbreviation:  Med. J. Aust.     Publication Date:  2013 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-10-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0400714     Medline TA:  Med J Aust     Country:  Australia    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  36-40     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Melbourne Sleep Disorders Centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia. david.cunnington@msdc.com.au.
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