Resources to Help You Sleep Better
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The American Sleep Association (ASA) is a national organization focused on improving public awareness about sleep disorders and sleep health, promoting sleep medicine research, and providing a portal for communication between patients, physicians/healthcare professionals, corporations, and scientists.
Established in 1979, the Better Sleep Council (BSC) is a non-profit organization supported by the mattress industry. The BSC is devoted to educating the public about the importance of sleep to good health and quality of life and about the value of the sleep system and sleep environment in pursuit of a good night’s sleep.
Find information on better sleep and sleep disorders, such as sleep apnea and insomnia.
Alerting the public, healthcare providers and policymakers to the life-and-death importance of adequate sleep is central to the mission of NSF. NSF is dedicated to improving the quality of life for Americans who suffer from sleep problems and disorders. This means helping the public better understand the importance of sleep and the benefits of good sleep habits, and recognizing the signs of sleep problems so that they can be properly diagnosed and treated.
The Sleep Research Project is a research/clinical training program now housed within the clinical psychology program, Department of Psychology, The University of Alabama. It is staffed by Professor Kenneth Lichstein, psychology post docs, graduate students, and undergraduate students. We also have close collaborative relationships with sleep disorders centers, sleep specialist physicians, statisticians, and methodologists.
The Sleep Research Society is a member organization of scientists that exists to foster scientific investigation on all aspects of sleep and its disorders, to promote training and education in sleep research, and to provide forums for the exchange of knowledge pertaining to sleep.
An interactive stress test based on research done by Dr. Thomas H. Holmes and Dr. Richard H. Rahe. In 1967, psychiatrists Thomas Holmes and Richard Rahe examined the medical records of over 5,000 medical patients as a way to determine whether stressful life events might cause illnesses. Patients were asked to tally a list of 43 life events based on a relative score. A positive 0.1 correlation was found between their life events and their illnesses. With this discovery, the Social Readjustment Rating Scale (SRRS) or the Holmes and Rahe Stress Scale was born.
This tests 7 different aspects of sleep, and is based on the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI) (Buysse et al. 1989a), developed to measure sleep quality during the previous month and to discriminate between good and poor sleepers.
The Better Sleep Council’s Sleep Surroundings IQ Quiz helps consumers understand what makes for an ideal sleep environment – and what to look for when purchasing bedding.