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Psychiatric Illness and Sleep in Older Adults: Comorbidity and Opportunities for Intervention

Psychiatric Illness and Sleep in Older Adults: Comorbidity and Opportunities for Intervention

Sleep Medicine Clinics 13(1): 81-91

This article reviews the literature examining the association between sleep disorders and psychopathology among older adults. Similar to the younger adult literature, the authors found that sleep disorders are robustly associated with anxiety, depression, dementia, and suicidal behavior in late life. Clinical implications and opportunities for intervention are discussed.

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Accession: 065446707

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PMID: 29412986

DOI: 10.1016/j.jsmc.2017.09.008

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