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Sleep quality in the general population: psychometric properties of the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index, derived from a German community sample of 9284 people.

Authors
  • Hinz, Andreas1
  • Glaesmer, Heide2
  • Brähler, Elmar3
  • Löffler, Markus4
  • Engel, Christoph4
  • Enzenbach, Cornelia4
  • Hegerl, Ulrich5
  • Sander, Christian5
  • 1 Department of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany. Electronic address: [email protected]
  • 2 Department of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany.
  • 3 Department of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany; Clinic for Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany.
  • 4 Institute for Medical Informatics, Statistics, and Epidemiology (IMISE), University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany; LIFE - Leipzig Research Center for Civilization Diseases, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany.
  • 5 Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Sleep medicine
Publication Date
February 2017
Volume
30
Pages
57–63
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.sleep.2016.03.008
PMID: 28215264
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

The PSQI proved to be a suitable instrument for measuring sleep quality. Gender differences, psychological factors, and obesity should be taken into account when groups of patients are compared with respect to sleep problems.

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