Current treatment options for insomnia

U. J. Buford, C. B. Nemeroff

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Abstract

Patient complaints of insomnia continue to perplex many physicians because of the vast array of potential causes and multiple strategies to treat this symptom complex. The present review summarizes available pharmacological and nonpharmacological interventions for insomnia. A specialized assessment and treatment plan is required for all patients, taking into account all aspects of their life and the characteristics of their sleep disturbance.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)415-423
Number of pages9
JournalDrugs of Today
Volume48
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 15 2012

Keywords

  • Benzodiazepines
  • Insomnia
  • Sedative hypnotics
  • Sleep disorders

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacology (medical)

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