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Journal of Sleep Disorders & Therapy

Journal of Sleep Disorders & Therapy
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0277

+44 1478 350008

Girardin Jean-Louis

Girardin Jean-Louis
Department of Population Health New York University School of Medicine,
227 East 30th Street, 6th Floor, Room 641, New York, NY 10016
Tanzania

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  • Research Article
    Sleep Duration, Insomnia Symptoms, and Emotion Regulation among Black Women
    Author(s): Christie Racine, Kaushal Kalra, Mirnova Ceide, Natasha J. Williams, Ferdinand Zizi, Mauro V Mendlowicz and Girardin Jean-Louis Christie Racine, Kaushal Kalra, Mirnova Ceide, Natasha J. Williams, Ferdinand Zizi, Mauro V Mendlowicz and Girardin Jean-Louis

    Introduction: This study explored the associations between sleep duration and emotion regulation among urban black women (mean age = 59 ± 7 yrs). Method: Eligible women (n = 523) provided sociodemographic data during face-to-face interviews. We used the Comprehensive Assessment and Referral Examination Physical to measure health status; women also estimated their habitual sleep duration. We utilized a modified version of Weinberger’s conceptual model of repression, the Index of Self-Regulation (ISE) to measure emotion regulation. ISE scores were derived by amalgamating the defensive subscale from the Social Desirability Scale and the anxiety subscale from the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory. Results: The median habitual sleep duration was 7 hours; 20% of the women were short sleepers (<6 hours) and 6%.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2167-0277.1000122

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