Psychiatric disorders and sleep.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

There is growing experimental evidence that the relationship between psychiatric disorders and sleep is complex and includes bidirectional causation. This article provides the evidence that supports this point of view, reviewing data on sleep disturbances seen in patients with psychiatric disorders as well as data on the impact of sleep disturbances on psychiatric conditions. Although much has been learned about the psychiatric disorders-sleep relationship, additional research is needed to better understand the relationship. Such work promises to improve comprehension of these phenomena and lead to better treatment for the many patients with sleep disorders and psychiatric disorders.

Full Text

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Krystal, AD

Published Date

  • November 2012

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 30 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 1389 - 1413

PubMed ID

  • 23099143

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC3493205

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1557-9875

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.ncl.2012.08.018


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States