Sleep hygiene practices of good and poor sleepers in the United States: an internet-based study.

@article{Gellis2009SleepHP,
  title={Sleep hygiene practices of good and poor sleepers in the United States: an internet-based study.},
  author={Les A. Gellis and Kenneth L. Lichstein},
  journal={Behavior therapy},
  year={2009},
  volume={40 1},
  pages={
          1-9
        }
}
This Internet-based investigation assessed the frequency of multiple sleep hygiene practices in 128 good sleepers and 92 poor sleepers (mean age = 41.6, SD = 12.8, 61.8% women). The Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index was used to measure sleep quality (< 5 = good sleep, > 7 = poor sleep). Although sleep hygiene practices were generally good, poor sleepers showed increased cognitive activity in the bed, even after controlling for global indices of depression and anxiety. Poor sleepers also reported… CONTINUE READING
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