The Rotterdam Daytime Sleepiness Scale: a new daytime sleepiness scale.

Research paper by F C FC van Knippenberg, J J Passchier, D D Heysteck, D D Shackleton, P P Schmitz, R M RM Poublon, F F Van der Meche

Indexed on: 01 Feb '95Published on: 01 Feb '95Published in: Psychological reports


A new daytime sleepiness scale was constructed on the basis of interviews with 96 apnea patients (the Rotterdam Daytime Sleepiness Scale) and included three subscales of Global Evaluation, Behavioral Impact, and Affected Life Domains. The scale showed satisfactory convergent and discriminant validity.