Publications

2017


Bailes, S., Fichten, C., Rizzo, D., Baltzan, M., Grad, R., Pavilanis, A., Creti, L.,  Amsel, R., Libman, E. (in press). The challenge of identifying family medicine patients with obstructive sleep apnea: Addressing the question of gender inequality. Sleep Disorders.


Rizzo, D., Libman, E., Creti., L., Baltzan, M., Bailes, S., Fichten, C., Lavigne, G. (in press). Determinants of Policy Decisions for Non-Commercial Drivers with OSA: An Integrative Review. Sleep Medicine Reviews.


Libman, E., Fichten, C., Creti, L., Conrod, K., Tran, D.-L., Grad, R., Jorgensen, M., Amsel, R., Rizzo, D., Baltzan, M., Pavilanis, A., Bailes, S. (in press). Refreshing Sleep and Sleep Continuity Determine Perceived Sleep Quality. Sleep Disorders.


2015


Bailes, S., Rizzo, D., Bailes, S., Baltzan, M., Grad, R., Creti, L., Fichten, C.S. & Libman, E. (2015). Manifestations of Insomnia Sleep Apnea: Implications for Screening and Treatment.  Behavioral Sleep Medicine, 5, 1-13.  DOI:10.1080/15402002.2015.1017098


2013


Fichten, C.S., Creti, L., Rizzo, D., Bailes, S., Baltzan, M., Amsel, R. & Libman, E. (2013). Do all individuals with sleep apnea suffer from daytime sleepiness? A preliminary investigation. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine.


2011  

 
Libman, E., Bailes, S., Baltzan, M., Creti, L. & Fichten, C.S. (2011). Psychologic aspects of obstructive sleep apnea/hypopnea syndrome. US Respiratory Disease, 7, 59-64. /  Libman, E., Bailes, S., Baltzan, M., Creti, L. & Fichten, C.S. (2011). Psychological aspects of obstructive sleep apnea/hypopnea syndrome. European Respiratory Disease, 7(1), 56-60.
 
Bailes, S., Libman, E., Baltzan, M., Kassissia, I., Creti, L., Rizzo, D., Grad, R., Amsel, R. & Fichten, C.S. (2011). Fatigue: The forgotten symptom in sleep apnea. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 70, 346-354. doi:10.1016/j.jpsychores.2010.09.009
 
Rizzo, D., Creti, L., Bailes, S., Baltzan, M., Grad, E., Fichten, C.S., Amsel, R., & Libman, E.  (2011). Classifying medication use in clinical research. Journal of Primary Care and Community Health, 2(1), 26–32. DOI: 10.1177/2150131910385843

 

2010

 
Creti, L., Libman, E., Baltzan, M., Rizzo, D., Bailes, S., & Fichten, C. (2010). Impaired sleep in chronic fatigue syndrome: How is it best measured? Journal of Health Psychology, 15(4), 596–607. DOI: 10.1177/1359105309355336

 

2009   

 

Libman, E., Creti, L., Baltzan, M., Rizzo, D., Fichten, C.S. & Bailes, S. (2009). Sleep apnea and psychological symptoms in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Journal of Health Psychology, 14(8), 1251-1267. DOI: 10.1177/1359105309344895

 

Bailes, S., Baltzan, M., Rizzo, D., Fichten, C.S, Grad, R., Wolkove, N., Creti, L., Amsel, R., & Libman, E. (2009). Sleep disorder symptoms are common and unspoken in Canadian general practice. Family Practice, 26, 294-300. doi: 10.1093/fampra/cmp031. Selected for inclusion in FamilyMDLinx http://www.mdlinx.com/familymdlinx/news-article.cfm/2739205
 
2008   
 
Bailes, S., Baltzan, M., Fichten, C.S., Rizzo, D., Amsel, R., & Libman, E. (2008). A diagnostic symptom profile for sleep disorder in primary care patients. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 64, 427–433.
 
Libman, E., (2008). Sleep and Quality of Life in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. In J.C. Verster, S.R. Pandi-Perumal, & D.L. Streimer, Sleep and quality of life in medical illness, pp 229-238. NY: Springer Press.
 
2007   
 
Libman, E., Creti, L., Rizzo, D., Jastremski, M., Bailes, S., & Fichten, C.S. (2007). Descriptors of fatigue in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Journal of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, 14(3), 37-45.
 
2006   
 
Bailes, S., Libman, E., Fichten, C.S., Spector, I., & Amsel, R. (2006). Brief and distinct empirical sleepiness and fatigue scales. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 60, 605– 613
 
2005   
 
Creti, L., Libman, E., Bailes, S., & Fichten, C.S. (2005). Effectiveness of cognitive-behavioral insomnia treatment in a community sample of older individuals: More questions than conclusions.  Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 12(2), 153-164.
 
Bailes, S., Baltzan, M., Alapin, I., Fichten, C.S., & Libman, E. (2005). Diagnostic indicators of sleep apnea in older women and men: A prospective study. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 59, 365– 373.
 
Fichten, C.S., Creti, L., Amsel, R., Bailes, S., & Libman, E. (2005). Time estimation in good and poor sleepers. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 28(6), 537-553.
 
2004   
 
Fossey, M.E., Libman, E., Bailes, S., Baltzan, M., Schondorf, R. Amsel, R., & Fichten, C.S. (2004). Sleep quality and psychological adjustment in chronic fatigue syndrome. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 27(6), 581-605.
 
Fichten, C.S., Libman, E., Creti, L., Bailes, S., & Sabourin, S. (2004). Long sleepers sleep more and short sleepers sleep less: A comparison of older adults who sleep well. Behavioral Sleep Medicine, 2(1), 2-23.
 
2003  
 
Alapin, I., Libman, E., Bailes, S., & Fichten, C.S. (2003). Role of nocturnal cognitive arousal in the complaint of insomnia among older adults. Behavioral Sleep Medicine, 1(3), 155-170.
 
Spector I.P., Pecknold, J.C., & Libman, E. (2003) Selective attentional bias related to the noticeability aspect of anxiety symptoms in generalized social phobia. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 17, 517-531.
 
Libman, E. & Fichten, C.S. (2003). Le sommeil, l’insomnie et le vieillissement: omment reconnaître les troubles du sommeil et comment s’en occuper. (Manual - 68 pages). Montreal, Sir Mortimer B. Davis - Jewish General Hospital.
 
2002   
 
Alapin, I., Fichten, C. S., Libman, E., Creti, L., Bailes, S., & Wright, J. (2002). Tension Thermometer. Abstracts from: Knowledge Access, OVID Technologies. Health and Psychosocial Instruments (HaPI). Available from Behavioral Measurement Database Services (BMDS), P.O. Box 110287, Pittsburgh, PA 15232-0787, (phone 412-687-6850), fax (412-687-5213), or email (bmdshapi@aol.com). Accession Number 225528.
 
2001  
 
Libman, E., Rothenberg, I., Fichten, C.S., & Amsel, R. (2001). Sexual Self‑Efficacy Scale ‑ Form E (SSES‑E). Abstracts from: Knowledge Access, OVID Technologies. Health and Psychosocial Instruments (HaPI). Available from Behavioral Measurement Database Services (BMDS), P.O. Box 110287, Pittsburgh, PA 15232-0787, (phone 412-687-6850), fax (412-687-5213), or email (bmdshapi@aol.com). Accession Number: 1630.
 
Fichten, C.S., Libman, E., Creti, L., Amsel, R., Sabourin, S., Brender, W., & Bailes, S. (2001). Role of thoughts during nocturnal awake times in the insomnia experience of older adults. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 25(6), 665-692.
 
Alapin, I., Fichten, C.S., Libman, E., Creti, L., Bailes, S., & Wright, J. (2001). How is good and poor sleep in older adults and college students related to daytime sleepiness, fatigue and ability to concentrate? Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 49(5), 381-390.
 
2000   
 
Fichten, C.S., Libman, E., Bailes, S., & Alapin, I. (2000). Characteristics of older adults with insomnia. Chapter in K.L. Lichstein and C.M. Morin (Eds.). Treatment of late life insomnia (pp. 37-80). N.Y.: Sage.
 
Libman, E., Fichten, C.S., Bailes, S., & Amsel, R. (2000). Sleep questionnaire versus sleep diary: Which measure is better? International Journal of Rehabilitation and Health, 5(3), 205-209.