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Sleep Disorders, Insomnia: What?
Sleeping inadequately- can’t sleep or regular awakenings
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Sleep Disorders, Insomnia: Cognitive Style?
MORIN- 67 rp’s who either slept well or had insomnia. Completed questionnaires on sleep patterns for 21 days. Both groups had stressful events but insomniacs viewed more neg.
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Sleep Disorders, Insomnia: Cognitive Style, Evaluation?
Concluded insomnia cause by the way people see stressors and perceived control of them. Questionnaires reliable? Cause and effect? Sample?
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Sleep Disorders, Insomnia: Family Conflict?
GREGORY- questionnaire large sample kids in NZ. Children with higher conflict more likely to have insomnia at 18.
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Sleep Disorders, Insomnia: Family Conflict, Evaluation?
Stressors lead to insomnia. Only a small number of insomniacs so hard to generalise. Parents filled out questionnaires, may not be honest, guilt?
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Sleep Disorders, Insomnia: Bio Factors SMITH ET AL?
SMITH ET AL- brain scans of 9 insomniacs and non insom. Decreased blood flow to parts of brain, basal ganglia. Abnormal brain function.
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Sleep Disorders, Insomnia: Bio Factors SMITH ET AL, Evaluation?
Very small sample. Abnormal brain function may be result of insomnia not the cause
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Sleep Disorders, Insomnia: Bio Factors WATSON?
WATSON- twin study on insomniacs and found 50% of the variation in the risk of getting insomnia was due to genes
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Sleep Disorders, Insomnia: Bio Factors WATSON, Evaluation?
Doesn’t show what genes are involved. Only 50% concordance so there must be other factors involved.
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MORIN- 67 rp’s who either slept well or had insomnia. Completed questionnaires on sleep patterns for 21 days. Both groups had stressful events but insomniacs viewed more neg.

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Sleep Disorders, Insomnia: Cognitive Style?

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Concluded insomnia cause by the way people see stressors and perceived control of them. Questionnaires reliable? Cause and effect? Sample?

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GREGORY- questionnaire large sample kids in NZ. Children with higher conflict more likely to have insomnia at 18.

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Stressors lead to insomnia. Only a small number of insomniacs so hard to generalise. Parents filled out questionnaires, may not be honest, guilt?

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