Journal of Sleep Disorders & Therapy

Journal of Sleep Disorders & Therapy
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ISSN: 2167-0277

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Ahmed M Abdel-Khalek

  • Research Article
    Reported Nightmares and Trait Anxiety Among Arab Children, Adolescents and Adults
    Author(s): Ahmed M Abdel-KhalekAhmed M Abdel-Khalek

    Background: Research on the association between nightmares and anxiety has reached conflicting results. Further, the Arabic studies in this domain are scarce. Objective: This study sought to investigate the relation between reported nightmares and trait anxiety among a large sample of Arab students. Methods: A convenience sample of non-clinical 8,218 school and university Arab students took part in this study. They were classified into 13 age groups (from 12 to 24). A self-rating scale was used to assess nightmares based on the participant's perceived frequency during the last month. A 5-point Likert type scale was used as follows: 0: No; 1: A little; 2: Moderate; 3: Much and 4: Very much. The Kuwait University Anxiety Scale was also used. Results: All the Pearson correlation coefficients betwe.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2167-0277.1000248

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