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Habibolah Khazaie Mohammad Rasoul Ghadami Maryam Masoudi

Abstract

Post-traumatic stress disorder is related to a wide range of medical problems, with a majority of neurological, psychological, cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal disorders, diabetes, as well as sleep disorders. Although the majority of studies reveal the association between PTSD and sleep disturbances, there are few studies on the assessment of sleep disruption among veterans with PTSD. In this article, we attempt to study the sleep disorders including insomnia, nightmare, sleep-related breathing disorders, sleep-related movement disorders and parasomnias among veterans with chronic war-induced PTSD. It is an important area for further research among veterans with PTSD.

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How to Cite
KHAZAIE, Habibolah; GHADAMI, Mohammad Rasoul; MASOUDI, Maryam. Sleep disturbances in veterans with chronic war-induced PTSD. Journal of Injury and Violence Research, [S.l.], v. 8, n. 2, p. 99-108, apr. 2016. ISSN 2008-4072. Available at: <http://jivresearch.org/jivr/index.php/jivr/article/view/808>. Date accessed: 15 dec. 2017.
Keywords
Sleep disturbances; Veteran; PTSD
Section
Review Article

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