Editorial proposes new definition and measurement of sleep health
American Academy of Sleep Medicine
Thursday, January 9, 2014
Rather than focusing solely on sleep problems, the field of sleep medicine must promote the concept of sleep health, writes Daniel Buysse, MD, in the January issue of SLEEP. In his editorial, Buysse proposes a definition of sleep health, suggests a potential self-report scale for measuring sleep health, and outlines potential next steps for the standardization of the sleep health concept.