Sleep hygiene practices in a population-based sample of insomniacs.

  title={Sleep hygiene practices in a population-based sample of insomniacs.},
  author={Catherine D Jefferson and Christopher L. Drake and Holly M Scofield and Eric Myers and Tara McClure and Timothy A. Roehrs and Thomas Roth},
  volume={28 5},
STUDY OBJECTIVES The present study was designed to assess selected aspects of sleep hygiene from a population-based sample of individuals with insomnia compared to age- and sex-matched controls. DESIGN A random-sample phone survey of 258 individuals meeting Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition-based criteria for insomnia was compared to age- and sex-matched normal sleepers on specific measures of sleep hygiene. Sleep hygiene practices measured included… CONTINUE READING


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