Sleep disorders in patients with asthma referred to Imam Reza hospital of Kermanshah

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Azita Chehri 1 , * , Habibolah Khazaie 2 , Elham Shah Hoseine 3

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1 Dept. of Psychology, Islamic Azad University, Kermanshah, Iran

2 Dept. of Psychiatry, Sleep Research Center, School of Medicine, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran

3 Student Research Committee, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran

How to Cite: Chehri A, Khazaie H, Shah Hoseine E. Sleep disorders in patients with asthma referred to Imam Reza hospital of Kermanshah , J Kermanshah Univ Med Sci. 2013 ; 17(1):e77146.

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Journal of Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences: 17 (1); e77146
Published Online: April 29, 2013
Article Type: Brief Report
Received: May 21, 2012
Accepted: July 17, 2012

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Abstract

Asthma is a common respiratory disorder which often exacerbated during sleep. This study was done to determine sleep disorders among patients suffered from asthma. In this cross-sectional descriptive study, 95 asthmatic patients were selected using convenient sampling method. A questionnaire consisting of both demographic information and Global Sleep Assessment was employed to gather data. Results were analyzed using SPSS version 15.The prevalence of disorder differs from % 1/1(sleep waking), to %78 /9 (interruption in sleep maintenance). As there is a high prevalence of sleep disorders among asthmatic patients, early detection and treatment of this disease is recommended.

Keywords

sleep disorders asthma global sleep assessment questionnaire

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