Insomnia in the Aged

  • Naohisa Uchimura
  • Takashi Hirano
  • Masaki Mukai
  • Tetsuro Sakamoto
  • Yoichi Nakazawa

Abstract

Interview surveys (Gilleard et al., 1984; Karacan et al., 1983; McGhie and Russell, 1962; Morgan et al., 1988) of inhabitants in certain areas in foreign countries have showed an increased in the number of people who are aware of insomnia with age and frequent use of hypnotics, However in Japan, there are few such surveys.

Keywords

Aged Subject Sleep Onset Temperature Rhythm Young Adult Group Deep Body Temperature 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Naohisa Uchimura
    • 1
  • Takashi Hirano
    • 1
  • Masaki Mukai
    • 1
  • Tetsuro Sakamoto
    • 1
  • Yoichi Nakazawa
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeuropsychiatryKurume University School of MedicineFukuoka, 830Japan

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