Restorative sleep predicts the resolution of chronic widespread pain: results from the EPIFUND study

@article{Davies2008RestorativeSP,
  title={Restorative sleep predicts the resolution of chronic widespread pain: results from the EPIFUND study},
  author={Karen Davies and G. J. Macfarlane and Barbara I Nicholl and Chris M. Dickens and Richard Morriss and David W Ray and John McBeth},
  journal={Rheumatology (Oxford, England)},
  year={2008},
  volume={47},
  pages={1809 - 1813}
}
OBJECTIVES Poor sleep is associated with chronic widespread pain (CWP). Conversely, good-quality sleep may play a role in the resolution of pain symptoms. Sleep is a multidimensional construct, comprising a number of diverse components. The aims of the current study were to examine the hypotheses that: (i) good sleep quality would predict the resolution of CWP, (ii) restorative sleep would predict the resolution of CWP and (iii) that these relationships would be independent of confounding… CONTINUE READING
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