Generalized anxiety and sleep architecture: a polysomnographic investigation.

  title={Generalized anxiety and sleep architecture: a polysomnographic investigation.},
  author={Kristi H Fuller and William F. Waters and Paul G Binks and Tai Anderson},
  volume={20 5},
The sleep of 15 adult subjects who reported heightened generalized anxiety in the absence of other psychiatric syndromes and a 15-adult contrast group were studied by means of nocturnal polysomnography. Analysis of polysomnography variables revealed a significant discriminant function that accounted for 79% of the variance between groups, indicating that high-anxiety/worry subjects took longer to fall asleep, had a smaller percentage of deep (slow-wave) sleep, and more frequent transitions into… CONTINUE READING


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