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World J Psychiatry. Mar 19, 2023; 13(3): 113-125
Published online Mar 19, 2023. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v13.i3.113
Hospital-acquired insomnia scale: A validity and reliability study
Bahar Çiftçi, Güzel Nur Yıldız, Özgür Yıldız
Bahar Çiftçi, Department of Fundamental of Nursing, Atateknokent Atatürk University, Erzurum 25000, Turkey
Güzel Nur Yıldız, Department of Dialysis, Muş Alparaslan University, Muş 49000, Turkey
Özgür Yıldız, Department of Nursing, Muş Alparslan University, Muş 49000, Turkey
Author contributions: Çiftçi B contributed to the data collection; Yıldız GN contributed to the data analysis; Çiftçi B,Yıldız GN and Yıldız Ö wrote the manuscript and critically revised the important intellectual content; All authors contributed to the study design and study supervision.
Institutional review board statement: This work was approved by the Muş Alparslan University Scientific Research and Publication Ethics Committee, No. 16/08/2021-20028.
Informed consent statement: All study participants provided informed written consent prior to study enrollment.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors declared no potential conflicts of interest with respect to the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article.
STROBE statement: The manuscript was prepared and revised according to the STROBE statement.
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Corresponding author: Bahar Çiftçi, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Fundamental of Nursing, Atateknokent Atatürk University, Erzurum/Yakutiye, Erzurum 25000, Turkey. bahar.ciftci@atauni.edu.tr
Received: December 27, 2022
Peer-review started: December 27, 2022
First decision: January 31, 2023
Revised: February 4, 2023
Accepted: March 14, 2023
Article in press: March 14, 2023
Published online: March 19, 2023
Core Tip

Core Tip: Sleep, which is one of the basic human needs, is a physiological need that affects heart functions, hormone secretion, mood, psychological state and many more. Although there are studies in the international literature reporting that patients have sleep problems in the hospital since the 1990s, a measurement tool has not been developed to determine the causes of hospital-acquired insomnia in individuals. Determination of hospital-acquired insomnia causes of individuals; It will provide many benefits such as increasing the quality of care, improving mood, reducing stress levels, increasing the effectiveness of treatment, and increasing psychological resilience. In this research, a measurement tool was developed to identify the causes of hospital-acquired insomnia and to identify the causes of insomnia in hospitals or inpatient health institutions by focusing on the vital sleep activity. A measurement tool consisting of 18 items and 5 factors was developed. In addition, the literature on the factors that cause hospital-acquired insomnia was reviewed and some recommendations were made.