The Relationship between Sensory Processing Patterns and Sleep Quality in Healthy Adults

  title={The Relationship between Sensory Processing Patterns and Sleep Quality in Healthy Adults},
  author={Batya Engel-Yeger and Tamar Shochat},
  journal={Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy},
  pages={134 - 141}
Background. Sleep quality affects a person's performance and quality of life. Poor sleep was recently associated with hyperarousability and difficulties in processing sensory input. Purpose. To examine the relationships between sensory-processing difficulties (SPD) and sleep quality in healthy adults. Methods. The 185 participants, aged 21 to 60 (mean 33.64 ± 8.69), completed the Adolescent/Adult Sensory Profile (AASP) and the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI). Findings. Sleep quality… 

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