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Med. Sci. 2018, 6(3), 72; https://doi.org/10.3390/medsci6030072

Insomnia in Adolescence

Advocate Children’s Hospital, Park Ridge, IL 60068, USA
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Received: 3 August 2018 / Revised: 28 August 2018 / Accepted: 29 August 2018 / Published: 1 September 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Updates in Pediatric Sleep and Child Psychiatry)
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Abstract

Adolescent insomnia is a common condition that negatively impacts a developing young adult’s mental and physical health. While the treatment of adult insomnia has been standardized, the treatment of pediatric insomnia is very practitioner-dependent and few large-scale studies are available to determine a standard recommended practice. There is great hope that as the adolescent medicine and sleep medicine fields flourish, larger cohort analyses will be performed to determine the prevalence and precipitating factors of adolescent insomnia, allowing for standardized treatment recommendations and systematic efforts to make these recommendations available to all adolescents. View Full-Text
Keywords: insomnia; adolescents; adolescence; teenagers; delayed sleep phase; cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) insomnia; adolescents; adolescence; teenagers; delayed sleep phase; cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I)
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