Epidemiological Aspects of Insomnia Research

  • M. Partinen
Conference paper

Abstract

Insomnia is a common sleep disorder, and sleeping pills are commonly prescribed drugs. This chapter presents no new data on the prevalence of chronic insomnia or the incidence of transient insomnia but only a very short and fragmentary note about the quality of hypnotics research from a single point of view.

Keywords

Placebo Midazolam Tartrate Triazolam Zopiclone 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Partinen
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeurologyUniversity of HelsinkiHelsinkiFinland

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