Psychiatric Illness and Sleep in Older Adults: Comorbidity and Opportunities for Intervention
Sleep Medical Clinicals
This article reviews the literature examining the association between sleep disorders and psychopathology among older adults. Similar to the younger adult literature, the authors found that sleep disorders are robustly associated with anxiety, depression, dementia, and suicidal behavior in late life. Clinical implications and opportunities for intervention are discussed.
Nadorff, Michael R. and Drapeau, Christopher W., "Psychiatric Illness and Sleep in Older Adults: Comorbidity and Opportunities for Intervention" (2018). Education Faculty Publications. 22.