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

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

Dept. of Psychology, Islamic Azad University, Kermanshah, Iran
Dept. of Psychiatry, Sleep Research Center, School of Medicine, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran
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.

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.

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