Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Sleep problems can have a broad impact across the day-to-day functioning of an individual. Persons with intellectual disabilities are at a particular risk for developing sleep problems, with prevalence estimates much higher than is found in the general population. Nonetheless, the assessment of sleep problems in persons with intellectual disabilities has been widely overlooked. The Sleep Problems Inventory (SLEEPY) was created to measure various factors related to sleep problems in persons with intellectual disabilities. The present study represents the first steps in establishing the reliability and validity of the SLEEPY in adults with intellectual disabilities.
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Dixon, Dennis R., "The Sleep Problems Inventory: a measure for the assessment of sleep problems in adults with intellectual disabilities" (2006). LSU Doctoral Dissertations. 1454.
Johnny L. Matson