Validation of the Insomnia Severity Index as an outcome measure for insomnia research.
Insomnia: Psychological Assessment and Management
- C. Morin
- 21 May 1993
Originally published in Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books, 1996, Vol 41(6), 621. Insomnia affects from 20 to 40 percent of all adults, particularly women and the elderly, yet there is…
The Insomnia Severity Index: psychometric indicators to detect insomnia cases and evaluate treatment response.
Findings provide further evidence that the Insomnia Severity Index is a reliable and valid instrument to detect cases of insomnia in the population and is sensitive to treatment response in clinical patients.
The consensus sleep diary: standardizing prospective sleep self-monitoring.
The Consensus Sleep Diary was the result of collaborations with insomnia experts and potential users and is intended as a living document which still needs to be tested, refined, and validated.
Derivation of research diagnostic criteria for insomnia: report of an American Academy of Sleep Medicine Work Group.
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine commissioned a Work Group to review the literature and identify those insomnia phenotypes that appear most valid and tenable and derive standardized RDC for these phenotypes and recommend assessment procedures for their ascertainment.
Insomnia in the context of cancer: a review of a neglected problem.
It is argued that psychologic interventions are the treatment of choice for sleep disturbances in the context of cancer, especially when it has reached a chronic course.
Nonpharmacological interventions for insomnia: a meta-analysis of treatment efficacy.
Stimulus control and sleep restriction were the most effective single therapy procedures, whereas sleep hygiene education was not effective when used alone.
Recommendations for a standard research assessment of insomnia.
- Daniel J Buysse, S. Ancoli-Israel, J. Edinger, K. Lichstein, C. Morin
- Psychology, MedicineSleep
- 1 September 2006
The resulting key recommendations for standard research assessment of insomnia disorders include definitions/diagnosis of insomnia and comorbid conditions; measures of sleep and insomnia, including qualitative insomnia measures, diary, polysomnography, and actigraphy.
Dysfunctional beliefs and attitudes about sleep (DBAS): validation of a brief version (DBAS-16).
This abbreviated version of the Dysfunctional Beliefs and Attitudes about Sleep Scale (DBAS-16), a 16-item self-report measure designed to evaluate a subset of sleep related cognitions, should prove a useful instrument to evaluate the role ofSleep related beliefs and attitudes in insomnia and to monitor change on this cognitive variable as a potential moderator of treatment outcome.
Behavioral and pharmacological therapies for late-life insomnia: a randomized controlled trial.
Behavioral and pharmacological approaches are effective for the short-term management of insomnia in late life; sleep improvements are better sustained over time with behavioral treatment.