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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.
Original Language: 
English (US)
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