No pain, no gain: an exploratory within-subjects mixed-methods evaluation of the patient experience of sleep restriction therapy (SRT) for insomnia.

@article{Kyle2011NoPN,
  title={No pain, no gain: an exploratory within-subjects mixed-methods evaluation of the patient experience of sleep restriction therapy (SRT) for insomnia.},
  author={Simon D Kyle and Kevin A Morgan and Kai Spiegelhalder and Colin A Espie},
  journal={Sleep medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={12 8},
  pages={735-47}
}
OBJECTIVE To explore the patient experience of Sleep Restriction Therapy (SRT) for insomnia, with particular focus on elucidating possible side-effects, challenges to adherence and implementation and perceptions of benefit/impact. METHODS To fully investigate the patient experience of sleep restriction therapy for insomnia we designed a within-subjects mixed-method study, employing sleep and daytime functioning questionnaires, assessments of sleep-restriction-related side-effects, prospective… CONTINUE READING