Subjective sleep experiences are related to dissociation

T. Giesbrecht, H. Merckelbach

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Abstract

We examined the relationship between dissociative experiences as indexed by the Dissociative Experiences Scale (DES; Bernstein
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1341-1345
JournalPersonality and Individual Differences
Volume37
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2004

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Subjective sleep experiences are related to dissociation. / Giesbrecht, T.; Merckelbach, H.

In: Personality and Individual Differences, Vol. 37, No. 7, 01.01.2004, p. 1341-1345.

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