Insomnia Severity Index | Meghan Litwiller

Meghan Litwiller, MSW
Access Counseling Services, Inc.
175 Olde Half Day Road, Suite 140-9, Lincolnshire IL 60069
19 N. County Street, Waukegan IL 60085
(815) 627-0479 |


The Insomnia Severity Index has seven questions. The seven answers are added up to get a total score. When you have your total score, look at the 'Guidelines for Scoring/Interpretation' at the bottom of the Insomnia Severity Index page to see where your sleep difficulty fits. Print out a copy of your completed Insomnia Severity Index to take to your health care provider.


Please rate the CURRENT (i.e. LAST 2 WEEKS) SEVERITY of your insomnia problem(s).


Insomnia Problem

1. Difficulty falling asleep


2. Difficulty staying asleep


3. Problem waking up too early


4. How SATISFIED/DISSATISFIED are you with your CURRENT sleep pattern?


5. How NOTICEABLE to others do you think your sleep problem is in terms of impairing the quality of your life?


6. How WORRIED/DISTRESSED are you about your current sleep problem?


7. To what extent do you consider your sleep problem to INTERFERE with your daily functioning (e.g. daytime fatigue, mood, ability to function at work/daily chores, concentration, memory, mood, etc.) CURRENTLY?



Guidelines for Scoring/Interpretation:


Add the scores for all seven items (questions 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 +6 + 7) = your total score

Total Score :   


Total score categories:
0-7 = No clinically significant insomnia
8-14 = Subthreshold insomnia
15-21 = Clinical insomnia (moderate severity)
22-28 = Clinical insomnia (severe)


Print out your completed Insomnia Severity Index, along with the Guidelines for Scoring/Interpretation, to show to your health care provider.

Used with permission from Charles M. Morin, Ph.D., Université Laval

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