Role of Thoughts During Nocturnal Awake Times in the Insomnia Experience of Older Adults

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The frequency of difficulty initiating and maintaining sleep increases with age. Yet, not all poor sleepers complain of insomnia. Our cognitive model of insomnia predicts that sleep complaints in poor sleepers are a function of negative thinking during nocturnal wakefulness as well as of poor sleep quality. To test descriptive aspects of the model, we… (More)
DOI: 10.1023/A:1012963121729

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