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Prospective associations between insomnia symptoms and alcohol use problems among former and current military service personnel.

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Summary of "Prospective associations between insomnia symptoms and alcohol use problems among former and current military service personnel."

Despite evidence that insomnia symptoms exacerbate alcohol use disorder symptoms, there is a dearth of prospective research testing bidirectional associations between these variables. Furthermore, no studies have prospectively examined these associations among military personnel, a vulnerable population for sleep- and alcohol-related problems. Thus, the current study examined whether insomnia symptoms prospectively predicted increased alcohol use disorder symptoms among a sample of military service members and veterans over a 6-month follow-up period, as well as whether alcohol use disorder symptoms led to increases in insomnia.

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Name: Drug and alcohol dependence
ISSN: 1879-0046
Pages: 35-41

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