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Quick scan sleep disorders (5 minutes)

Are you often tired, moody or poorly concentrated? A sleep disorder might be the cause. Below you will find a test for the three most common sleep disorders:

  1. Insomnia (problems with falling sleep and/or staying asleep)
  2. Restless legs (itchy/restless feeling in legs, arms or feet when you try to relax)
  3. Sleep apnea (respiratory problems during sleep)
The three tests combined take about five minutes. The outcome should not be interpreted as a final diagnosis, but may provide helpful clues for further research. The test was made possible by, among other organizations, the University of Twente, the Dutch Sleep Institute, the Dutch Apnea Research Foundation and the Dutch Restless Legs Foundation. Because we've merged several tests, some questions seem to be very similar. For a reliable result, it is important to answer those questions too.

Start the test:

Please rate the CURRENT (i.e. LAST 2 WEEKS) SEVERITY of your insomnia problem(s):
a) Difficulty falling asleep

b) Difficulty staying asleep

c) Problems waking up too early

How SATISFIED/DISSATISFIED are you with your CURRENT sleep pattern?

How NOTICEABLE to others do you think your sleep problem is in terms of impairing the quality of your life?

How WORRIED/DISTRESSED are you about your current sleep problem?

To what extent do you consider your sleep problem to INTERFERE with your daily functioning (e.g. daytime fatigue, mood, ability to function at work/daily chores, concentration, memory, mood, etc.) CURRENTLY?

Do you suffer from the following symptoms?
a) Irresistible urge to move. Itches and restlessness in your legs (or arms and/or feet)

b) The urge to move and the awful feelings get worse in situations of rest

c) The urge to move and the awkward feelings are relieved by moving, as long as the movement lasts

d) The urge to move and the awful feelings are worse in the evening and/or at night than during the day