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REVIEW ARTICLE

Evaluation of Insomnia

M. K. Sen

Citation Information : Sen MK. Evaluation of Insomnia. Indian Sleep Med 2013; 8 (4):158-163.

DOI: 10.5958/0974-0155.2014.01094.8

License: CC BY-SA 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2013

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2013; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Insomnia is one of the commonest sleep disorders encountered in primary care as well as sleep medicine practice. In this review article, the nosology of insomnia is outlined in the light of the recently published International Classification of Sleep Disorders-3rd Edition. A standardized schema is then described as to how to approach a patient presenting with insomnia symptoms. The various tools that may be utilized in this work-up are briefly discussed.


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