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What's the definition of insomnia?

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Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine
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In brief: Diagnosis

Insomnia is difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep, waking up before desired bedtime and being left tired during the day.
This is definition from icsd-2.

In brief: Diagnosis

Insomnia is difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep, waking up before desired bedtime and being left tired during the day.
This is definition from icsd-2.
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
3 doctors agree

In brief: See below

Insomnia is a sleep disorder in which one has the inability to fall asleep or to stay asleep as long as desired.
While the term is sometimes used to describe a disorder demonstrated by polysomnographic evidence of disturbed sleep, insomnia is often defined as a pos response to either of 2 questions: "do you experience difficulty sleeping?" or "do you have difficulty falling or stay asleep".

In brief: See below

Insomnia is a sleep disorder in which one has the inability to fall asleep or to stay asleep as long as desired.
While the term is sometimes used to describe a disorder demonstrated by polysomnographic evidence of disturbed sleep, insomnia is often defined as a pos response to either of 2 questions: "do you experience difficulty sleeping?" or "do you have difficulty falling or stay asleep".
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