Sleep disturbance as a predictor of affective functioning and symptom severity among individuals with PTSD: An ecological momentary assessment study.

@article{Short2017SleepDA,
  title={Sleep disturbance as a predictor of affective functioning and symptom severity among individuals with PTSD: An ecological momentary assessment study.},
  author={Nicole A Short and Nicholas P Allan and Norman Bradley Schmidt},
  journal={Behaviour research and therapy},
  year={2017},
  volume={97},
  pages={146-153}
}
Recent research has highlighted the etiological role of sleep disturbance in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD); however it is currently unknown how daily changes in sleep are associated with next-day PTSD symptoms. Furthermore, sleep is critical for maintaining appropriate affect, leading some to hypothesize that affective dysfunction may account for the… CONTINUE READING