Fast Five Quiz: Presentation and Diagnosis of Insomnia

Jasvinder P. Chawla, MD, MBA


November 08, 2021

Drawing data from a national sample of health plan members, Walsh and colleagues set out to explore the distribution of the hallmark symptoms of insomnia: difficulty initiating sleep, difficulty maintaining sleep, early-morning awakening, and nonrestorative sleep. The most prevalent symptom in this representative group was difficulty maintaining sleep (61%), followed by nonrestorative sleep (25.2%), difficulty initiating sleep (7.7%), and early-morning awakening (2.2%).

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