Sleep Problems in Veterans with PTSD

2022Department of Veterans Affairs

Sleep problems—in particular chronic insomnia and nightmares—are frequently some of the most troubling aspects of PTSD. While these sleep problems are considered symptoms of PTSD, the evidence suggests that they tend to become independent problems over time that warrant sleep-focused assessment and treatment. There are both pharmacologic and cognitive behavioral treatment options available.

Key wordsSupporting Veterans / Veterans

CountriesUSA

CategoryPublication