Somatic symptoms and psychological characteristics associated with insomnia in postmenopausal women.

@article{Hartz2013SomaticSA,
  title={Somatic symptoms and psychological characteristics associated with insomnia in postmenopausal women.},
  author={Arthur J. Hartz and John Jacob Ross and Russell Noyes and Paula C. Williams},
  journal={Sleep medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={
          71-8
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was to assess the association of sleep disturbance with psychological characteristics, somatic symptoms and previously identified risk factors. METHODS Data were from 148,938 postmenopausal women enrolled in The Women's Health Initiative who provided cross-sectional information about psychological characteristics, somatic symptoms and the character of their sleep. Overall sleep quality was based on the Women's Health Initiative Insomnia Rating Scale (WHI IRS), a… CONTINUE READING

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