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Athens Insomnia Scale: validation of an instrument based on ICD-10 criteria.
The diagnostic validity of the Athens Insomnia Scale.
Prevalence of sleep disorders in the Los Angeles metropolitan area.
- E. Bixler, A. Kales, C. Soldatos, J. Kales, S. Healey
- Psychology, MedicineThe American journal of psychiatry
- 1 October 1979
Insomnia, nightmares, and hypersomnia were correlated with more frequent general physical and mental health problems and were often chronic and usually started early in life.
How do individuals sleep around the world? Results from a single-day survey in ten countries.
Reducing the treatment gap for mental disorders: a WPA survey
- V. Patel, M. Maj, Greg Richardson
- Psychology, MedicineWorld psychiatry : official journal of the World…
- 1 October 2010
The findings clearly indicate three strategies for reducing the treatment gap: increasing the numbers of psychiatrists and other mental health professionals; increasing the involvement of a range of appropriately trained non-specialist providers; and the active involvement of people affected by mental disorders.
Hereditary Factors in Sleepwalking and Night Terrors
The data appear to fit a 'two threshold' multifactorial mode of inheritance, which supports the hypothesis that sleepwalking and night terrors share a common genetic predisposition, with sleepwalking being a more prevalent and less severe manifestation of the same substrate that underliesNight terrors.
Short-term psychological impact on family members of intensive care unit patients.
Validation of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale and prevalence of postnatal depression at two months postpartum in a sample of Greek mothers
The clinical diagnosis was used to test the criterion validity of the EPDS, and the GHQ, BDI, General Health Questionnaire and WHO‐QOL scores were used to assess the concurrent validity ofThe EPDS.
Insomnia and its correlates in a representative sample of the Greek population
- T. Paparrigopoulos, C. Tzavara, C. Theleritis, C. Psarros, C. Soldatos, Y. Tountas
- Medicine, PsychologyBMC public health
- 3 September 2010
The present study confirms most findings reported from other developed countries around the world regarding the high prevalence of insomnia problems in the general population and their association with several sociodemographic and health-related predisposing factors.
Management of insomnia.
Clinical and laboratory findings are presented, the causative factors of in somnia are defined, assessment guidelines are delineated, and appropriate treatment methods are reviewed.