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(p. 257) Assessment and treatment of insomnia in later life 

(p. 257) Assessment and treatment of insomnia in later life
(p. 257) Assessment and treatment of insomnia in later life

Niall M. Broomfield

, Matthew R. Wild

, and Colin Espie

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This chapter summarizes assessment and treatment of insomnia complaints in later life. Insomnia is a subjective complaint of persistent difficulty initiating and/or maintaining sleep, or non-restorative sleep, associated with marked distress and/or significant impairments of social or occupational functioning. It discusses general factors affecting older people’s sleep, and insomnia associated with age-related medical conditions.

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