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Implications and recommendations for addressing insomnia disorder

Duncan, Cameron, DNP, MS, APRN, FNP-C, PMHNP-BC; Sheppard, Kate, PhD, RN, FNP, PMHNP-BC, FAANP

doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000550249.19773.87
Feature: SLEEP DISORDERS
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Abstract: Sleep disorders, such as insomnia, are a common complication of many physical and mental health problems. This article reviews insomnia disorder, including assessment, comorbidities, and management. It is imperative that primary care providers understand how to provide the safest pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatments to patients with insomnia.

Sleep disorders, such as insomnia, are a common complication of many physical and mental health problems. This article reviews insomnia disorder, including assessment, comorbidities, and management. It is imperative that primary care providers understand how to provide the safest pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatments to patients with insomnia.

Cameron Duncan is an assistant professor and PMHNP program director at the University of Nevada Orvis School of Nursing, Reno, Nev., and the CEO of Duncan Family Healthcare PLLC, Reno, Nev.

Kate Sheppard is a retired clinical associate professor and PMHNP specialty coordinator at the University of Arizona College of Nursing, Tucson, Ariz.

The authors have disclosed no financial relationships related to this article.

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