The assessment of insomnia

Richard R. Bootzin, Mindy Engle-Friedman

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Abstract

Different methods for assessing insomnia are evaluated. The methods discussed include sleep questionnaires, daily sleep diaries, observers at home and in institutional settings, motility, awakening thresholds, polysomnography, and mood and performance measures taken the next day. Both theoretical issues and practical concerns related to the assessment of insomnia are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)107-126
Number of pages20
JournalBehavioral Assessment
Volume3
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 1 1981

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  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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    Bootzin, R. R., & Engle-Friedman, M. (1981). The assessment of insomnia. Behavioral Assessment, 3(2), 107-126.