Key clinical point: Adolescents who report trouble sleeping should be screened for mental health disorders
Major finding: Of patients referred to a sleep center for insomnia, 75% had a mental health diagnosis and 64% had symptoms.
Study details: A cross-sectional observational study of 376 subjects aged 11-18 years referred to a single sleep center.
Van Dyk TR et al. J Clin Sleep Med. 2019 Sep 6. doi: 10.5664/jcsm.7970.