Sleep and schizophrenia

Richard C. Holbert, Khurshid A. Khurshid, Robert Averbuch, Imran S. Khawaja

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Schizophrenia is a chronic, disabling condition that significantly impacts social and occupational functioning. Sleep problems are common to the illness, but are often overlooked. Patients with schizophrenia often have a combination of subjective sleep complaints and objective findings on polysomnographic testing. As a group, people with schizophrenia have a higher prevalence of common sleep disorders. This article reviews sleep abnormalities and disorders in schizophrenia and provides an overview of treatment options.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)192-196
Number of pages5
JournalPsychiatric Annals
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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