New report describes methods behind recent sleep duration consensus statement

A report in the August issue of the journal SLEEP describes the methodology, background literature, voting process, and voting results for the consensus statement recently developed by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and Sleep Research Society regarding the recommended amount of sleep to promote optimal health in adults. The report also addresses important assumptions and challenges encountered during the consensus process, and it outlines future directions that will advance the understanding of sleep need and place sleep duration in the broader context of sleep health.

Read the report in the journal SLEEP – Joint Consensus Statement of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and Sleep Research Society on the Recommended Amount of Sleep for a Healthy Adult: Methodology and Discussion

Read the consensus statement – Recommended Amount of Sleep for a Healthy Adult: A Joint Consensus Statement of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and Sleep Research Society

2017-10-03T18:18:36+00:00 August 6th, 2015|Research|