Insomnia and falls in older adults: are they linked to executive dysfunction?


ÜNSAL P. , ŞENGÜL AYÇİÇEK G. , DENİZ O. , EŞME M. , Dikmeer A., BALCI C. , ...More

PSYCHOGERIATRICS, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
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  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/psyg.12677
  • Title of Journal : PSYCHOGERIATRICS

Abstract

Background Insomnia increases the incidence of falls and impairs executive function. Moreover, falls are associated with executive function impairment. The relationship between falls and executive function in patients with insomnia is not clear. The aim of this study was to evaluate relationship between falls and executive function in individuals with insomnia and a control group.