Prevalence of insomnia symptoms in sleep laboratory patients with and without sleep apnea

Christine Hagen, Arpita Patel, William Vaughn McCall

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Abstract

We used the Insomnia Severity Index (ISI) to evaluate the prevalence and distribution of insomnia symptoms in 100 adult patients referred for laboratory evaluation of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Sixty-one percent met ISI criteria for a moderate to severe degree of insomnia symptoms. The distribution of insomnia symptoms did not differ by OSA severity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)276-277
Number of pages2
JournalPsychiatry Research
Volume170
Issue number2-3
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 30 2009
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Insomnia
  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Polysomnography

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Biological Psychiatry

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