A new study has found that more than 47 percent of female veterans reported symptoms of insomnia that resulted in functional impairment. Of this sample group, less than one percent had a diagnosis of a sleep disorder based on medical records. Data for this study were drawn from a random sample of female veterans using Veterans Health Administration primary care facilities. The research abstract is available in the online supplement of the journal Sleep and is entitled 'Prevalence and Associated risk Factors of Insomnia among Female Veterans'. The study was presented Sunday, June 12, 2016 and Wednesday, June 15, 2016 in Denver at SLEEP 2016, the 30th Anniversary Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies LLC (APSS).
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