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 chapter 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 publicationThe Curated Reference Collection in Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Psychology
PublisherElsevier Science Ltd.
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9780128093245
StatePublished - Jan 1 2016


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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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