Below are a range of sleep tests that you can take to help you better understand how your sleep works and gain insight into what could be causing any sleep problems. Each test is completely free and upon completing the test you’ll be able to see your results instantly.
Causes of Insomnia Questionnaire
This short 23 question questionnaire will help you discover what exactly causes your insomnia. Even if you’re not suffering from insomnia, this questionnaire will show you how your sleep be optimised so you can enjoy better quality of sleep and wake refreshed.
Fill out your answer to each question below, press submit and you’ll receive your results straight away.
The questionnaire tests your sleep habits against these 5 common causes of insomnia.
In most cases your insomnia will be the result of a range of these causes, but the questionnaire will help you identify which cause is having the greatest effect on your sleep and what you can do to get better sleep.
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Stanford Sleepiness Scale
The Stanford Sleepiness Scale is a great way to quickly assess how alert or sleepy you’re feeling and discover your patterns of alertness throughout the day.
By understanding your own patterns of alertness, you can effectively schedule your days activities to match your levels of alertness.
The Stanford Sleepiness Scale comprises of a 1 to 7 rating, as shown below. Pick what best represents how you’re feeling and note the number.
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Epworth Sleepiness Scale
The Epworth Sleepiness Scale is a short test pioneered by Dr Murray Johns of Epworth Hospital in Australia.
It’s a quick test to designed to check your daytime sleepiness to see if you’re getting enough sleep at night. It’s a test used around the world and can be helpful in diagnosing a range of sleep disorders.
Diagnosing sleep disorders is well beyond the scope of this website of course, I’m not a doctor and I don’t pretend to be, but the Epworth Sleepiness Scale can be helpful to understand to what degree you suffer from a lack of sleep.
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Morningness Eveningness Questionnaire
The timing of our sleep is governed by our internal body clock known as the circadian rhythm. But not everyone’s circadian rhythm acts in the same way. Scientists have shown that we have a biological tenancy to prefer staying up later, waking up earlier, or have what’s considered a normal sleep pattern.
The Morningness Eveningness Questionnaire below is a popular test used by sleep doctors to assess whether or not a patient is a night owl, a morning lark, or in between, and to what extent.
Knowing whether you’re a night owl, morning lark or neither can work towards your advantage.
Take the Morningness Eveningness Questionnaire…
Zung Self-Rating Depression Scale
Depression can affect sleep in many different ways. This can include having difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep throughout the night, and a lack of good quality refreshing sleep.
The symptoms of depression include; a feeling of sadness, poor self image, increased anxiety, loss of interest in activities, and problems sleeping.
The Zung Self Rated Depression Scale is a short questionnaire consisting of 20 questions used in medical centers around the world that you can answer yourself to discover the extent at which you suffer from depression.