B. Wayne Blount, MD, MPH Professor, Emory S.O.M. insomnia. OBJECTIVES. Define & Classify Insomnia State the incidence & prevalence of Insomnia List Common Symptoms of Insomnia Explain how insomnia is Diagnosed List pharmacologic & non-pharmacologic treatment strategies for insomnia.
Professor, Emory S.O.M.
Which of the following is/are true about sleep requirements?
a. Average needed is 7 1/2 to 8 1/2hrs/night
b. Range (for adults) - 5-9 hrs/night
c. Steadily decreases from birth to old age
"I can't sleep", Arlene Weintraub, Business Week, 1/26/2004, Issue 3867
Looking for Obvious causes
No evidence that there is a difference in these meds
hardly ever (1 point), sometimes (2), almost always (3)
After you have answered all of the questions, add up your points.
"How sleep deprived are you?", Valeri Fahey, Health, Sept. 1993, Vol 7 Issue 5
: Diagnostic & Coding Manual. Amer Acad Sleep Medicine, 2005.