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Sleep Aids

Paul M. Kim, M.D., Ph.D., Megan Jensen, Pharm.D.
Sleep Aids is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide.

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  • Insomnia is described as a subjective complaint of difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep, and/or experiencing restorative sleep that results in daytime impairment[1].
  • Sleep aids are class of drug used to treat insomnia short-term.

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Last updated: December 5, 2014


Kim, Paul M, and Megan Jensen. "Sleep Aids." Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide, 2014. Johns Hopkins Guide, www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Psychiatry_Guide/787151/6/Sleep_Aids.
Kim PM, Jensen M. Sleep Aids. Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide. 2014. https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Psychiatry_Guide/787151/6/Sleep_Aids. Accessed August 19, 2019.
Kim, P. M., & Jensen, M. (2014). Sleep Aids. In Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide. Available from https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Psychiatry_Guide/787151/6/Sleep_Aids
Kim PM, Jensen M. Sleep Aids [Internet]. In: Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide. ; 2014. [cited 2019 August 19]. Available from: https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Psychiatry_Guide/787151/6/Sleep_Aids.
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