Subsyndromal insomnia is more likely to improve whereas insomnia syndrome is persistent


  • People with insomnia syndrome are likely to remain insomniacs over 5 years, whereas those with subsyndromal insomnia are more likely to have periods of remission and improve.

Why this matters

    Being aware of the trajectory of insomnia can aid in the design of more targeted prevention and therapeutic avenues.

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