When you click the link to the quiz, your web browser will redirect you to a secure Brigham and Women&aposs Hospital website. The quiz takes about 10-15 minutes to complete.It asks about your experience with common symptoms of sleep disorders, such as snoring, or feeling a recurrent urge to move your legs when you sit or lie down.
Cognitive impairment following TBI has been documented extensively in both adults and children. Generally speaking, in proportion to the severity of the TBI, overall intelligence, attention, and memory, as well as other aspects of cognitive function such as the ability to communicate effectively, can be impaired to the extent of interfering with the learning of good sleep habits, or, for example, their reacquisition by means of cognitive behaviour treatment. Adult survivors of severe childhood TBI are r
Between 10% and 30% of adults have insomnia at any given point in time and up to half of people have insomnia in a given year. About 6% of people have insomnia that is not due to another problem and lasts for more than a month. People over the age of 65 are affected more often than younger people. Females are more often affected than males. Descriptions of insomnia occur at least as far back as .Symptoms of insomnia can be caused by or be associated
In the same study by Castriotta et al., narcolepsy is mentioned in 6% of the series, and low hypocretin‐1 levels (which characterize narcolepsy) were described in almost all patients in the Baumann et al. series in the first few days after TBI however, such low levels were found in only a small minority 6 months later. Verma et al. included narcolepsy along with sleep apnoea and periodic limb movement disorder as a main cause of excessive sleepiness complaints in their seri