Sleepless in Beirut: Sleep Difficulties in an Urban Environment With Chronic Psychosocial Stress

Conclusions:Insomnia and sleep apnea are highly prevalent and likely underdiagnosed in this cohort from Lebanon and are associated with disadvantaged socioeconomic status and medical comorbidities. This alarming prevalence of sleep difficulties and disorders calls for future research exploring the causes including the potential effect of social, economic, and political instability, mental and psychological stress, local customs, and environmental factors.Citation:Chami HA, Bechnak A, Isma'eel H, Talih F, Nasreddine L, Nasrallah M, Tamim H. Sleepless in Beirut: sleep difficulties in an urban environment with chronic psychosocial stress.J Clin Sleep Med. 2019;15(4):603–614.
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