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Journal of Sleep Disorders & Therapy

Journal of Sleep Disorders & Therapy
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0277

Kathy Sexton-Radek

Kathy Sexton-Radek
Elmhurst College,
Illinois
Tanzania

Publications
  • Research Article
    Alternative Medicine/Supplement Use to Induce Sleep: A Global Perspective
    Author(s): Kathy Sexton-Radek, Renata Pendle, Fatema Marvi and Abby LarrKathy Sexton-Radek, Renata Pendle, Fatema Marvi and Abby Larr

    Sleep medicine has considered a worldwide perspective to investigate and treat sleep disturbances and disorders. 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. The questionnaire was in English and Portuguese (per the second author). The individual responses were from 12 countries/6 continents. Modal r.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2167-0277.1000S1-002

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