Subjective sleep disturbances are associated with intrinsic motivation toward sleep-related thinking.
Behav Res Ther 2017 Nov 13;100:30-36. Epub 2017 Nov 13.
Center for the Psychology of Learning and Experimental Psychopathology, University of Leuven, Belgium.
Biased information processing has been highlighted as a possible vulnerability factor for sleep problems. A theory states that perceived sleeplessness triggers a strong approach motivation (or craving) for sleep, and then activates persistent preoccupation with sleep. However, there is no clear evidence that perceived sleeplessness is associated with such a motivation toward sleep-related information. Read More