Study links insomnia to work impairment in night shift workers.

A study of in the April issue of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine found that insomnia is strongly linked to functional and cognitive impairments in night shift workers, while sleepiness appears to make a smaller contribution. According to the authors, the results suggest that insomnia among shift workers demands clinical attention, as it is linked to productivity and neurophysiological impairments with serious consequences for safety and occupational health.


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