Relationship Between Nutritional Status and Insomnia Severity in Older Adults.

Soysal P. , Smith L., Dokuzlar O., Isik A.

Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, vol.20, pp.1593-1598, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jamda.2019.03.030
  • Title of Journal : Journal of the American Medical Directors Association
  • Page Numbers: pp.1593-1598
  • Keywords: Insomnia, malnutrition, micronutrient, nutrition, vitamin D, vitamin B-12, folate, NOCTURNAL MELATONIN SECRETION, SLEEP DISORDERS, VITAMIN-D, DEFICIENCY, PATTERNS, OREXIN, COSTS, INDEX


Objectives: Both insomnia and malnutrition are quite common and can cause similar negative consequences, such as falls, depression, and cognitive impairment in older adults, but there is no study investigating the relationship between the 2. The aims were to investigate relationships between insomnia/insomnia severity and Mini Nutritional Assessment (MNA) score and serum nutrient levels.