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Towards a valid, reliable measure of sleep effort.

Abstract:

A frequent clinical observation is that patients with insomnia strive to control their sleep. However, sleep is an involuntary physiological process, which cannot be placed under full voluntary control. Therefore, direct, voluntary attempts to control sleep may actually exacerbate and perpetuate insomnia. To date, no reliable scale has been available to test this hypothesis directly. Moreover, while sleep effort is a core International Classification of Sleep Disorders--Revised criterion for ...

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Journal:
Journal of sleep research
Volume:
14
Issue:
4
Pages:
401-407
Publication date:
2005-12-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1365-2869
ISSN:
0962-1105
URN:
uuid:3a4fb333-6fbb-4241-9ba0-ee1a302f8dec
Source identifiers:
387431
Local pid:
pubs:387431

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