Journal of Sleep Disorders & Therapy

Journal of Sleep Disorders & Therapy
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0277

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A Global Perspective to Falling Asleep

Renata Pendle, Kathy Sexton-Radek and Fatema Marvi

Large scale epidemiological studies along with World Health Organization sponsored studies using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health system, have categorized patient complaints about their sleep The current study was designed as a qualitative investigation of an aspect of a common patient sleep complaint—difficulty falling asleep. The aim of the study was to identify some of the sleep onset practices which may or may not include a treatment for sleep onset. A social media approach was used to capture the qualitative comments about sleep from individuals responding to a Facebook questionnaire.