Form: Sleep-Related Behaviours Questionnaire, SRBQ

Sleep-Related Behaviours Questionnaire, SRBQ
1 Almost never
2 Rarely
3 Sometimes
4 Often
5 Almost always
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1
I spend time considering ways to improve sleep.
2
I stay in the background in social situations.
3
I try to stop all thinking when trying to get to sleep.
4
I do something active close to bed-time to tire myself out.
5
I miss or cancel appointments (daytime or evening).
6
During the day, I block thoughts about sleep out of my mind.
7
I reduce my expectations of what I can achieve.
8
I figure out how I will catch up my sleep later on.
9
I work less hard to conserve energy.
10
I try to keep all disturbing thoughts and images out of my mind while in bed.
11
I avoid talking about my sleep.
12
I look at the clock on waking to calculate how many hours of sleep I got.
13
I plan to get an early night.
14
I give up trying to work.
15
I take a sleeping pill or pills.
16
I catch up on sleep by napping.
17
I wear earplugs to block out all sounds that might wake me up or prevent me falling asleep.
18
I worry about the consequences of poor sleep while lying in bed.
19
I take on fewer social commitments.
20
I put tasks off until tomorrow.
21
I avoid difficult conversations with people.
22
During the day, I conserve energy any way I can.
23
I avoid sleeping away from home.
24
I look at the clock to see how long it's taking to get to sleep.
25
I am less active during the day.
26
I keep busy to stop thinking about my sleep.
27
I limit myself to mundane chores or tasks during the day/evening.
28
I worry about other things (e.g., work) to distract from concerns about sleep.
29
I take herbal remedies to aid sleep.
30
While in bed, I try to block out thinking about any problems.
31
I stick to a routine during the day so that I don't have to think as much.
32
I give myself lots of time to fall asleep by going to bed early.