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Traumatic brain injury-induced sleep disorders

Overview of attention for article published in Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment, February 2016
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (93rd percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (98th percentile)

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28 tweeters
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Title
Traumatic brain injury-induced sleep disorders
Published in
Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment, February 2016
DOI 10.2147/ndt.s69105
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Authors

Mari Viola-Saltzman, Camelia Musleh

Abstract

Sleep disturbances are frequently identified following traumatic brain injury, affecting 30%-70% of persons, and often occur after mild head injury. Insomnia, fatigue, and sleepiness are the most frequent sleep complaints after traumatic brain injury. Sleep apnea, narcolepsy, periodic limb movement disorder, and parasomnias may also occur after a head injury. In addition, depression, anxiety, and pain are common brain injury comorbidities with significant influence on sleep quality. Two types of traumatic brain injury that may negatively impact sleep are acceleration/deceleration injuries causing generalized brain damage and contact injuries causing focal brain damage. Polysomnography, multiple sleep latency testing, and/or actigraphy may be utilized to diagnose sleep disorders after a head injury. Depending on the disorder, treatment may include the use of medications, positive airway pressure, and/or behavioral modifications. Unfortunately, the treatment of sleep disorders associated with traumatic brain injury may not improve neuropsychological function or sleepiness.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 2 3%
Spain 1 1%
Canada 1 1%
Unknown 67 94%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Unspecified 13 18%
Student > Master 10 14%
Student > Doctoral Student 10 14%
Student > Ph. D. Student 9 13%
Researcher 8 11%
Other 21 30%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 20 28%
Unspecified 15 21%
Psychology 12 17%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 6 8%
Neuroscience 5 7%
Other 13 18%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 31. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 25 April 2019.
All research outputs
#550,321
of 13,657,732 outputs
Outputs from Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment
#61
of 2,355 outputs
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#16,421
of 268,532 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment
#1
of 72 outputs
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