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Uwarunkowania zaburzeń snu u kobiet stosujących hormonalną terapię zastępczą i niestosujących hormonalnej terapii zastępczej

Author(s): Maciej Wilczak | Dariusz Samulak | Ewa Mojs | Magdalena Monika Michalska | Łukasz Kaczmarek

Journal: Przegląd Menopauzalny
ISSN 1643-8876

Volume: 14;
Issue: 6;
Start page: 407;
Date: 2010;
Original page

Keywords: sleeping disorders | insomnia | parasomnias | menopause | hormonal replacement therapy

Symptoms accompanying the changes occurring in a female organism in the climacteric period constitutemore frequently a major health-related problem and via its influence on the quality of life, they also becomesocial-related problems concerning many millions of women worldwide.The aim of the study was to estimate the conditioning of sleeping disorders in women using and not usinghormonal replacement therapy (HRT).90 patients between 15 and 80 years of age participated in the study (M = 49.81; SD = 11.69). Psychologicaltests and sleeping disorders tests that were used: Courtauld Emotional Control, Beck Depression Inventory, Satisfaction With Life Scale, State-Trait Anxiety Inventory STAI, Stanford Sleepiness Scale, Epworth SleepinessScale, Athens Insomnia Scale. The analysis of the results included first of all measuring of r-Pearson’s correlationbetween sleeping disorders such as difficulties in falling asleep, maintaining sleep or awakening too early andgroups of variables such as the level of psychic life (satisfaction with life as a positive indicator and depressionas an indicator of disorders), control of emotions (anger, depression and anxiety as well as general control indicator)and self-esteem (general self-esteem, competences, being loved, popularity, leadership features, self-control,moral self-acceptance, physical attractiveness, vitality, integration of identity, defensive self-enhancement).
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