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Please note that some measures are designed to be used for clinical research for outcome
assessment and some measures are designed to be used as a screening tool.

Daily Sleep Interference Scale (DSIS)

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Daily Sleep Interference Scale (DSIS)

Description and Context of Use
The Daily Sleep Interference Scale (DSIS) was developed to quantify sleep interference due to pain caused by peripheral neuropathy. The item is completed by patients once a day (upon awakening) to accurately capture variability in sleep interference due to pain on a daily basis.
Population age range
Number of items
Recall Period
in the past 24 hours
Response Scales
11-point numeric rating scale (NRS) 
Administration Mode
Self-administered; Paper and pencil
Administration Time
3 minutes
Vernon M, Brandenburg N, Alvir J, et al. Reliability, validity, and responsiveness of the daily sleep interference scale among diabetic peripheral neuropathy and postherpetic neuralgia patients. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2008 Jul;36(1):54-68.
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