A NEW SCALE FOR MEASURING INSOMNIA: THE BERGEN INSOMNIA SCALE
- Insomnia: What to Do When You Can't Sleep. // American Family Physician;4/1/1999, Vol. 59 Issue 7, p1918
Describes simple things that insomniacs can do to alleviate their sleep disorder. Tips on how to promote good sleep; Conditions that must be avoided.
- When should HRT be used for insomnia? // Pulse;1/28/2009, Vol. 69 Issue 2, p39
The article provides an answer to a question of what are the other strategies that are effective in treating insomnia aside from HRT.
- Manifestaciones clÃnicas y diferenciaciÃ³n de los tipos de insomnio. Segunda parte. Anzures, Marcela; Kassab, Jasina; Alvarado, Raúl // Archivos de Neurociencias;sep-nov2010, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p171
Insomnia is the most frequent alteration of sleep. It impacts all areas of the individual and has multiple causes with many origins. The second edition of the International Classification of Sleep Disorders was recently reported. This classification allows us to distinguish the various sleep...
- INSOMNIA EVALUATION. // MPR - Nurse Practitioners' Edition;Winter2014/2015, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p241
Two charts are presented including one listing types of Insomnia such as Sleep-onset insomnia and Sleep offset insomnia, along with their characteristics, and another listing various categories of sleep disorders such as primary sleep disorder, along with their description.
- Development and psychometric evaluation of a new patient-reported outcome instrument measuring the functional impact of insomnia. Bell, Christopher; McLeod, Lori; Nelson, Lauren; Fehnel, Sheri; Zografos, Laurie; Bowers, Brian // Quality of Life Research;Nov2011, Vol. 20 Issue 9, p1457
Purpose: The objective of this study was to develop and validate a patient-reported outcome instrument to comprehensively assess the consequences of inadequate sleep for use in insomnia-related studies. Methods: To inform item development, relevant constructs were identified through patient...
- Throw Away the Sleeping Pills. Gordon, Avigail // Psychology Today;Mar/Apr2010, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p24
The article reports on a study from the Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina, which suggests that a belief in the importance of sleeping medication for treatment might make insomnia patients resistant to a common psychotherapeutic approach.
- Which nondrug alternatives can help with insomnia? Whitworth, James D.; Crownover, Brian K. // Journal of Family Practice;Oct2007, Vol. 56 Issue 10, p836
The article presents randomized controlled trials (RCTs) which determine that cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) such as stimulus control and sleep hygiene are effective treatments for chronic insomnia. It is found that CBT-treated patients in these RCTs emphasized clinically significant...
- CORRELATIONS OF SENSE OF HUMOR AND SLEEP DISTURBANCE ASCRIBED TO WORRY. Kelly, William E. // Psychological Reports;Dec2002 Part 2, Vol. 91 Issue 3, p1202
Scores on the Sleep Disturbance Ascribed to Worry Scale were correlated with total scores on the Multidimensional Sense of Humor Scale and subscale scores. A significant negative correlation of -.22 (p < .01) was found between the sleep disturbance scores and scores on the humor production...
- When your older patient can't sleep: How to put insomnia to rest. Gorbien, Martin J. // Geriatrics;Sep93, Vol. 48 Issue 9, p65
Discusses the clinical workup of the older patient who has insomnia. Differential diagnosis of physical and psychiatric disorders; Changes in sleep partners that occur with age; Physical problems affecting sleep; Nonpharmacologic therapies for treatment of sleep disorders; Types of sedatives...