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Insomnia can be a symptom

Insomnia can be a symptom or harbinger of other psychiatric disorders. Therefore, it is vital to be aware of the relationship between insomnia and psychiatric illness.

Insomnia can also be comorbid with other psychiatric disorders, thereby adding to the medical burden and increasing the risk of psychiatric relapse. The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer. Some medications can also cause insomnia. Improved understanding of how chronic pain develops and persists has important implications for reforming state and federal disability systems.

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Key examples illustrate how these concepts should be used in assessing decision-making capacity. Research on genetic factors affecting mental health has implications for understanding the propensity toward violent behavior and susceptibility to psychiatric disorders. Dementia and Decision Making. Although substance use disorders raise clear legal issues, there is wide divergence between the medical and legal viewpoints. Treatment of insomnia can lead to positive outcomes, not only by alleviating symptoms and moderating these comorbid disorders, but by preventing new episodes.

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