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Overview of systematic reviews: non-pharmacological therapies for insomnia

Grant number: 16/13402-8
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): September 01, 2016
Effective date (End): August 31, 2017
Field of knowledge:Health Sciences - Medicine
Principal Investigator:Rachel Riera
Grantee:Wilson Toyohiro Hoshino
Host Institution: Escola Paulista de Medicina (EPM). Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP). Campus São Paulo. São Paulo , SP, Brazil


Insomnia is the most prevalent sleep disorder in worldwide. Epidemiologic studies estimates a prevalence of 30% of insomnia symptoms in adults in urban centres. Difficulty with sleep initiation and maintenance results in cognitive and functional impairment generating an important social and economic impact. This research aims to gather evidences from systematic reviews of the efficacy and the security of non-pharmacological therapies for insomnia and critically evaluate thus provide scientific evidences for a better treatment and management.

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