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Evidence-Based Resource Summary

Strength of Evidence: 
3 out of 4
3 out of 4
Year Published: 
2006

Sleep Disorders and Sleep Deprivation: An Unmet Public Health Problem

Description of Resource: 
"Sleep Disorders and Sleep Deprivation: An Unmet Public Health Problem" assesses the scope of sleep, sleep loss, and sleep disorders in the public health context; identifies current gaps in the public health system related to sleep, as well as the resources available to address those gaps; identifies how research, medical education, and training in the areas of sleep and sleep medicine may be improved; and develops a plan to advance interdisciplinary sleep medicine and sleep research.

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Developed By: 
Institute of Medicine
Developer Type: 
Non-Federal Government
Healthy People 2020 Topic Area(s): 
Sleep Health
Resource Type: 
Non-Systematic Review
Citation: 
Colten HR and Altevogt BM, eds., and Committee on Sleep Medicine and Research, Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies. Sleep Disorders and Sleep Deprivation: An Unmet Public Health Problem [Internet]. Washington, DC: National Academies Press; 2006 Mar 21 [cited 2013 Jan 22]. Available from: http://www.nationalacademies.org/HMD/Reports/2006/Sleep-Disorders-and-Sleep-Deprivation-An-Unmet-Public-Health-Problem.aspx