Sleep in Schizophrenia: Exploring Subjective Experiences of Sleep Problems, and Implications for Treatment

@article{Chiu2015SleepIS,
  title={Sleep in Schizophrenia: Exploring Subjective Experiences of Sleep Problems, and Implications for Treatment},
  author={Vivian W Chiu and Melissa J Ree and Aleksandar Janca and Flavie Waters},
  journal={Psychiatric Quarterly},
  year={2015},
  volume={87},
  pages={633-648}
}
Sleep dysfunction is a pervasive issue in schizophrenia and psychosis. Current knowledge is drawn almost exclusively from studies using quantitative research methodologies that include measures and tools developed in healthy population groups. Qualitative studies investigating the first-person perspectives of sleep problems are therefore important for designing better assessment and treatment tools to meet consumer needs. Focus groups were conducted to elicit detailed information regarding the… CONTINUE READING