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    Please cite the reference for the DISS (see below) in any publications. If you intend to reproduce the article in which the instrument was published, we recommend that you contact Elsevier, Ltd., the publisher of Sleep Medicine. Any questions regarding reprinting of the article should be directed to the Global Rights Department, Elsevier, Ltd., Tel (978) 777-9929; or via Email.

    Buysse,D.J., Thompson,W., Scott,J., Franzen,P.L., Germain,A., Hall,M., Moul,D.E., Nofzinger,E.A., & Kupfer,D.J. (2007) Daytime symptoms in primary insomnia: A prospective analysis using ecological momentary assessment. Sleep Medicine, 8, 198-208.

    This copyright in this form is owned by the University of Pittsburgh and may be reprinted without charge only for non-commercial research and educational purposes. You may not make changes or modifications of this form without prior written permission from the University of Pittsburgh. If you would like to use this instrument for commercial purposes or for commercially sponsored research, please contact the Office of Technology Management at the University of Pittsburgh at 412-648-2206 for licensing information.
     
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    bullet point  Insomnia Symptom Questionnaire (ISQ)
     
     
    Okun,M.L., Kravitz,H.M., Sowers,M.F., Moul,D.E., Buysse,D.J., & Hall,M. (2009). Psychometric evaluation of the Insomnia Symptom Questionnaire: A self-report measure to identify chronic insomnia. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 5(1), 41-51.

    This copyright in this form is owned by the University of Pittsburgh and may be reprinted without charge only for non-commercial research and educational purposes. You may not make changes or modifications of this form without prior written permission from the University of Pittsburgh. If you would like to use this instrument for commercial purposes or for commercially sponsored research, please contact the Office of Technology Management at the University of Pittsburgh at 412-648-2206 for licensing information.
     
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    bullet point  Pittsburgh Insomnia Rating Scale (PIRS)
     
     
    Moul,D.E., Pilkonis,P.A., Miewald,J.M., Carey,T.J., Buysse,D.J.: Preliminary study of the test-retest reliability and concurrent validities of the Pittsburgh Insomnia Rating Scale (PIRS). Sleep 25 Abstract Supplement, A246-A247, 2002.

    Please contact the University of Pittsburgh Sleep Medicine Institute (UPSMI) Administrator for permission to use this instrument”

    This copyright in this form is owned by the University of Pittsburgh and may be reprinted without charge only for non-commercial research and educational purposes. You may not make changes or modifications of this form without prior written permission from the University of Pittsburgh. If you would like to use this instrument for commercial purposes or for commercially sponsored research, please contact the Office of Technology Management at the University of Pittsburgh at 412-648-2206 for licensing information.
     
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  • Sleep 25 Abstract Supplement, A246-A247, 2002.
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    bullet point  Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI)
     
     
    Please cite the reference for the PSQI (see below) in any publications. If you intend to reproduce the article in which the instrument was published, we recommend that you also contact Elsevier Science Ireland Ltd., the publisher of Psychiatry Research. Any questions regarding reprinting of the article should be directed to Permissions Department, Elsevier Science Ireland Ltd., Elsevier House, Brookvale Plaza, East Park, Shannon, Co. Clare, Ireland; Fax + 353 61 709100/709101; Tel.+ 353 61 709600; or via or via Email.

    Attached is the PSQI, the correct scoring algorithm, the original article, and the scoring database.

    Buysse,D.J., Reynolds,C.F., Monk,T.H., Berman,S.R., & Kupfer,D.J. (1989). The Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI): A new instrument for psychiatric research and practice. Psychiatry Research, 28(2), 193-213. The detailed scoring instructions are at the end of this journal article.

    The PSQI has been translated into 56 additional languages. For more information on these languages, follow the link to the MAPI website. Click here to download the user agreement and to request the PSQI in a different language.

    Please complete the REQUEST form below or contact Dr. Buysse for permission to use this instrument.

    This copyright in this form is owned by the University of Pittsburgh and may be reprinted without charge only for non-commercial research and educational purposes. You may not make changes or modifications of this form without prior written permission from the University of Pittsburgh. If you would like to use this instrument for commercial purposes or for commercially sponsored research, please contact the Office of Technology Management at the University of Pittsburgh at 412-648-2206 for licensing information.
     
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