Insomniacs' perception of wake instead of sleep.

  title={Insomniacs' perception of wake instead of sleep.},
  author={Jeremy D Mercer and Richard R. Bootzin and Leon C. Lack},
  volume={25 5},
STUDY OBJECTIVES To establish if insomniacs' underestimation of sleep time is due to reduced ability to discriminate between sleeping and waking states. DESIGN Two night's home polysomnography were compared to sleep diaries. Five laboratory nights employed a series of recorded questions regarding perception of prior sleep-wake state, which were presented during sustained wake and interrupted Stage 2 and REM sleep. SETTING Sleep laboratory and participants' homes. PARTICIPANTS Fourteen… CONTINUE READING
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