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General and sleep-specific worry in insomnia

O'Kearney, Richard; Pech, Melissa


Forty-six adults with persistent moderate insomnia completed general and sleep-specific worry measures, problem-solving measure as well as sleep diaries. Dispositional and general worry predicted self-reported insomnia severity while sleep-specific pre-sleep concerns predicted sleep onset latency and overall sleep efficiency. General worry is not associated with the impairments in sleep behaviour but predicts impacts such as interference and distress associated with the insomnia. Sleep-specific...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Sleep and Biological Rhythms
DOI: 10.1111/sbr.12054


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