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Sleep Disorders in Chronic Pain

  • Jyoti SachdevaEmail author


Restorative sleep and intact pain perception are both vital to survival. These important health systems share a bidirectional relationship. Patients with chronic pain invariably have sleep disturbances and sleep disruption can result in hyperalgesia (1). Also, therapies used in pain management can have a variety of effects on sleep. Addressing sleep has an important role in chronic pain management.


Chronic pain Sleep Polysomnography Sleep architecture 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral NeuroscienceUniversity of CincinnatiCincinnatiUSA

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