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Dysfunctional Beliefs and Attitudes about Sleep (DBAS)

Morin Charles M

Distributed by Mapi Research Trust

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Basic description

Developed in 1993

A 28 item version and an abbreviated 16-item version (DBAS-16) are also available

Authors

Morin Charles M

Copyright
DBAS © Copyright Charles M. Morin (1993, 1994, 2007)
Objective
To evaluate sleep/insomnia-related cognitions
Therapeutic area
  • Nervous System Diseases
  • Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms
Therapeutic indication
  • Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms
  • Sleep Disorders (includes apnea)
Type of Clinical Outcome Assessment (COA)
  • PRO PRO
Original language(s)
  • English for North America
Bibliographic reference(s) of the original questionnaire

DBAS 30-item version

Morin CM. Dysfunctional beliefs and attitudes about sleep: Preliminary scale development and description. The Behavior Therapist. 1994;17:163-164

Carney CE, Edinger JD. Identifying critical beliefs about sleep in primary insomnia. Sleep. 2006 Apr;29(4):444-53 (PubMed Abstract)

DBAS 28-item version

Morin CM, Stone J, Trinkle D, Mercer J, Remsberg S. Dysfunctional beliefs and attitudes about sleep among older adults with and without insomnia complaints. Psychol Aging. 1993 Sep;8(3):463-7 (PubMed Abstract)

Espie CA, Inglis SJ, Harvey L, Tessier S. Insomniacs' attributions. psychometric properties of the Dysfunctional Beliefs and Attitudes about Sleep Scale and the Sleep Disturbance Questionnaire. J Psychosom Res. 2000 Feb;48(2):141-8 (PubMed Abstract)


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Authors

Morin Charles M

Charles M. Morin PhD 
Université Laval - School of Psychology
Pavillon Félix-Antoine-Savard
2325, Rue des Bibliothèques
Québec (Québec) G1V 0A6
Canada
Phone: +1 (418) 656 3275
Fax: +1 (418) 656 5152
E-mail: cmorin@psy.ulaval.ca

Charles M. Morin Publications (PubMed)

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