Multiple studies have shown that roughly 75% of children and adults with ADHD have sleep-onset insomnia
. It takes them longer to fall asleep, and they have a shorter than normal sleep duration because they have to get up in the morning for school or work.
The authors use the example of sleep-onset insomnia
as typical in older adults.
Hypnotic relaxation and the reduction of sleep-onset insomnia
Individuals who report sleep-onset insomnia
(i.e., trouble with falling asleep) may have a delayed sleep phase.
A controlled comparative investigation of psychological treatments for chronic sleep-onset insomnia
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Shortacting agents are used for sleep-onset insomnia
, in which patients need to be alert because of daytime demands.
Melatonin has been proved safe and effective for treating sleep-onset insomnia
in children with and without ADHD.
The study included elementary school children with idiopathic sleep-onset insomnia
who were referred to a sleep center.
SALT LAKE CITY -- An herbal supplement containing valerian was associated with a significant improvement in sleep-onset insomnia
, Paul J.
The two most common types of sleep disorder are difficulty in falling asleep, known as Sleep-Onset Insomnia
, and waking up frequently or too early, known as Maintenance Insomnia.
The two most common types are difficulty in falling asleep, known as sleep-onset insomnia
, and waking up frequently or too early, known as maintenance insomnia.
In addition, he said, sleep-onset insomnia
is common, and the condition is associated with functional somatic syndromes, such as headache, irritable bowel syndrome, and gastroesophageal reflux.