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Intrusive thoughts and their relationship to actigraphic measurement of sleep: towards a cognitive model of insomnia.

Abstract:

Although cognitive over-arousal has been hypothesised as a causal factor in sleep-onset insomnia, relatively little is known about the specific pre-sleep intrusions which delay sleep. To investigate this relationship adequately 'live', verifiable, unobtrusive and independent monitoring of thought process and sleep pattern is essential. This study was designed with these requirements in mind. Voice-activated audiotape recordings of spontaneous thoughts, and actigraphic data from which to estim...

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Wicklow, A More by this author
Journal:
Behaviour research and therapy
Volume:
38
Issue:
7
Pages:
679-693
Publication date:
2000-07-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1873-622X
ISSN:
0005-7967
URN:
uuid:0126cb48-7bfd-4a6c-82ec-aa77c59a59fa
Source identifiers:
387459
Local pid:
pubs:387459

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