Insomnia in Pregnancy Is Associated With Depressive Symptoms and Eating at Night

Dorota Wołyńczyk-Gmaj , Anna Różańska-Walędziak , Simon Ziemka , Marcin Ufnal , Aneta Brzezicka , Bartłomiej Gmaj , Piotr Januszko , Sylwia Fudalej , Krzysztof Czajkowski , Marcin Wojnar


Study Objectives: Deterioration in sleep quality seems to be a natural consequence of physical changes during pregnancy. It is still unclear if insomnia in pregnancy is associated with the same factors as chronic insomnia in the general population. The aim of this study was to explore the determinants of insomnia during pregnancy.; Methods: The study included 266 women (mean age: 30.6 � 5 years, weeks of pregnancy: 36 [interquartile range 32-38]) recruited at the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Medical University of Warsaw. The assessment of variables was performed using the Athens Insomnia Scale (AIS), Beck Depression Inventory (BDI), Regestein Hyperarousal Scale (HS), Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS), General Practice Physical Activity Questionnaire, and a semi-structured interview about different sleep disorders.; Results: Almost 40% of the women in our study received a diagnosis of insomnia based on AIS cutoff scores. The between-group analyses indicated that HS score, BDI
Author Dorota Wołyńczyk-Gmaj
Dorota Wołyńczyk-Gmaj,,
, Anna Różańska-Walędziak
Anna Różańska-Walędziak,,
, Simon Ziemka
Simon Ziemka,,
, Marcin Ufnal
Marcin Ufnal,,
, Aneta Brzezicka (Wydział Psychologii)
Aneta Brzezicka,,
- Wydział Psychologii
, Bartłomiej Gmaj
Bartłomiej Gmaj,,
, Piotr Januszko
Piotr Januszko,,
, Sylwia Fudalej
Sylwia Fudalej,,
, Krzysztof Czajkowski
Krzysztof Czajkowski,,
, Marcin Wojnar
Marcin Wojnar,,
Journal seriesJournal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, ISSN 1550-9389, (A 35 pkt)
Issue year2017
Pages1171 - 1176
Publication size in sheets0.5
Keywords in Englishdepression, eating at night, insomnia, pregnancy
ASJC Classification2728 Clinical Neurology; 2808 Neurology; 2740 Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
Languageen angielski
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Score (nominal)35
Score sourcejournalList
Publication indicators Scopus SNIP (Source Normalised Impact per Paper): 2017 = 1.213; WoS Impact Factor: 2017 = 3.396 (2) - 2017=4.216 (5)
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