The contribution of worry to insomnia.

  title={The contribution of worry to insomnia.},
  author={F N Watts and K Coyle and Malcolm East},
  journal={The British journal of clinical psychology},
  volume={33 ( Pt 2)},
Recent research has pointed to the importance of cognitive activity in interfering with sleep, and suggested a close relationship between worry and insomnia. To explore the relationship between worry and insomnia in more detail, a sample was studied in which worry and insomnia were combined in a 2 x 2 design. The content of sleep-interfering cognitions was explored both with a previously developed Sleep Disturbance Questionnaire and a newly developed checklist of the content of thoughts that… CONTINUE READING