Chronic insomnia (symptoms for more than 1 month) affects about 10% of the total population and is more common in older people who often have other medical conditions. Chronic insomnia can significantly impair quality of life, and is associated with poor health. It is a disorder that warrants treatment.
On-the-spot management information for health professionals - Insomnia
Dr Alan Young, discusses the impact of sleep loss on mental health and shares some of the latest management strategies.
Sleep loss and its impact on mental health