National Sleep Disorders Research Plan
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Progress Index:
Sleep Deprivation
Sleep Education
Sleep Neurobiology

Circadian Biology
Sleep-Disordered Breathing (SDB)

Progress since 1996
Research Recommendations
Research Training


The high prevalence, risk factors, and consequences of insomnia have been increasingly recognized since 1996. Insomnia has been identified as a risk factor for the onset of subsequent depression, anxiety, and substance use disorders. In addition, the efficacy and durability of behavioral therapies for insomnia have been demonstrated in controlled clinical trials.

National Institutes of Health (NIH) Department of Health and Human Services (click here) First Gov Website (Click here)
National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (Click Here) National Center on Sleep Disorders Research (Click Here)