Overview of the Impact of Psychiatric Disorders on Sleep

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There is extensive overlap between sleep disturbances and psychiatric illness, especially mood and anxiety disorders. This article provides a general review of subjective and objective sleep characteristics that may be affected by mental disorders, as well as a discussion of how sleep difficulties can influence the course of psychiatric disorders.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Sleep
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9780123786111
ISBN (Print)9780123786104
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013


  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Hypersomnia
  • Insomnia
  • Mood disorder
  • Psychiatric disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Substance abuse

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)


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