Alessia Gronchi

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To evaluate the relation between stress-related sleep reactivity and metacognitive beliefs about sleep in subjects with insomnia disorder (93) and in a group of healthy controls (30) a set of variables, including Ford Insomnia Response to Stress Test (FIRST) and Metacognition Questionnaire-Insomnia (MCQ-I), have been used. Internal consistency of the(More)
BACKGROUND Patients' opinions about the aetiology of their disease and the implications for compliance have not been well documented at this time. OBJECTIVE To investigate prospectively aetiological beliefs of a cohort of neurological inpatients. METHODS Within two days of admission, patients orally answered a short questionnaire regarding their beliefs(More)
Night-time sleep related cognitions have been shown to play a perpetuating role in insomnia. According to the cognitive model of insomnia day time cognitions (i.e. worry, rumination, etc.) may also contribute to it. The aim of this study was to investigate the possible role of daytime sleep-related rumination in Insomnia Disorder (n= 55, mean age 49.7±16.7(More)
The aims of the present study are to evaluate the impact of insomnia on psychological well-being and to examine the associations of insomnia and psychological well-being with anxiety and depression. Forty-one patients attending our hospital-based Centre for sleep medicine were administered scales for the evaluation of insomnia (ISI), anxiety (STAI-Y),(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVES The present study investigated the validity, reliability and, as novel aspects, the temporal stability and discriminant validity of the Italian version of the Sleep Condition Indicator (SCI), a new brief tool to appraise Insomnia Disorder (ID) according to the new criteria of the DSM-5. METHODS Subjects with ID (DSM-5), Obstructive Sleep(More)
OBJECTIVE Stress-related sleep reactivity, sleep-related cognitions, and psychological factors play an important role in insomnia. The aim was to investigate their possible association in Insomnia Disorder, insomnia subgroups, and healthy subjects. METHODS The cross-sectional study consisted of 93 subjects who met diagnostic criteria for Insomnia Disorder(More)
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