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Study of Sleep Disorder in Elderly:A Review


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Compared with other people, elderly adult people show age-related sleep pattern changes and suffered from sleep disorders. Numerous etiologies factors leads to insomnia in the elderly, consistent observation of elderly people are probable to have several critical conditions in sleeping pattern due to physical, psychological changes. Poor sleeps and disorders in sleep results in increased risk of morbidity and bereavement in elderly. Disorders seen in the sleep of the elderly adult are often due to a decrease in the ability to get needed sleep. Treatment o f sleep problems and disorders can improve the quality of life and daytime functioning o f adults. This paper reviews the sleep disorders generally found in the adult.

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Sleep Disorders, Morbidity, Treatment, Adult.
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Authors

Suman Rani
Department of Family Resource Management, I.C. College of Home Science, Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, Haryana, India
Kiran Singh
Department of Family Resource Management, I.C. College of Home Science, Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, Haryana, India
Arti Kumari
Department of Family Resource Management, I.C. College of Home Science, Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, Haryana, India

Abstract


Compared with other people, elderly adult people show age-related sleep pattern changes and suffered from sleep disorders. Numerous etiologies factors leads to insomnia in the elderly, consistent observation of elderly people are probable to have several critical conditions in sleeping pattern due to physical, psychological changes. Poor sleeps and disorders in sleep results in increased risk of morbidity and bereavement in elderly. Disorders seen in the sleep of the elderly adult are often due to a decrease in the ability to get needed sleep. Treatment o f sleep problems and disorders can improve the quality of life and daytime functioning o f adults. This paper reviews the sleep disorders generally found in the adult.

Keywords


Sleep Disorders, Morbidity, Treatment, Adult.

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