"\"\\\"\\\\\\\"The aim of this study is to validate the Italian. version of the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI),. comparing five different groups of individuals (healthy. young and elderly, sleep apnoea syndrome patients,. depressed patients, individuals with dementia) by both. questionnaire scores and polysomnographic measures.. Fifty individuals (10 for each group) participated in the. study. Each of them filled in the PSQI and slept for two. consecutive nights in the sleep laboratory. The PSQI. showed an overall reliability coefficient (Cronbach’s a) of. 0.835, indicating a high degree of internal consistency. The. mean PSQI global score showed significant differences between groups, with an impaired overall quality of sleep. in patients’ groups with respect to both the healthy groups.. Results also indicated that the best cut-off score (differentiating. ‘‘good’’ from ‘‘bad’’ sleepers) is 5. Pittsburgh. Sleep Quality Index is a useful, valid and reliable tool for. the assessment of sleep quality, with an overall efficiency. comparable to the mother language version and differentiate. ‘‘good’’ from ‘‘bad’’ sleepers. The Italian version of. the questionnaire provides a good and reliable differentiation. between normal and pathological groups, with higher. scores reported by people characterized by impaired. objectively evaluated sleep quality.\\\\\\\"\\\"\""

Validity of the Italian version of the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI)

CURCIO, GIUSEPPE;TEMPESTA, DANIELA;FERRARA, MICHELE;
2013-01-01

Abstract

"\"\\\"\\\\\\\"The aim of this study is to validate the Italian. version of the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI),. comparing five different groups of individuals (healthy. young and elderly, sleep apnoea syndrome patients,. depressed patients, individuals with dementia) by both. questionnaire scores and polysomnographic measures.. Fifty individuals (10 for each group) participated in the. study. Each of them filled in the PSQI and slept for two. consecutive nights in the sleep laboratory. The PSQI. showed an overall reliability coefficient (Cronbach’s a) of. 0.835, indicating a high degree of internal consistency. The. mean PSQI global score showed significant differences between groups, with an impaired overall quality of sleep. in patients’ groups with respect to both the healthy groups.. Results also indicated that the best cut-off score (differentiating. ‘‘good’’ from ‘‘bad’’ sleepers) is 5. Pittsburgh. Sleep Quality Index is a useful, valid and reliable tool for. the assessment of sleep quality, with an overall efficiency. comparable to the mother language version and differentiate. ‘‘good’’ from ‘‘bad’’ sleepers. The Italian version of. the questionnaire provides a good and reliable differentiation. between normal and pathological groups, with higher. scores reported by people characterized by impaired. objectively evaluated sleep quality.\\\\\\\"\\\"\""
File in questo prodotto:
Non ci sono file associati a questo prodotto.

I documenti in IRIS sono protetti da copyright e tutti i diritti sono riservati, salvo diversa indicazione.

Utilizza questo identificativo per citare o creare un link a questo documento: https://hdl.handle.net/11697/88810
Citazioni
  • ???jsp.display-item.citation.pmc??? ND
  • Scopus 306
  • ???jsp.display-item.citation.isi??? 287
social impact