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    Stanford Sleepiness Scale

    Quantifies subjective degrees of sleepiness.
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    Quantifies sleepiness at distinct points in time, compared with other sleep scales like the Epworth Sleepiness Scale, which quantifies general sleepiness over the course of a day.

    Frequently used in research settings and to judge effectiveness of treatment.

    Feeling active and vital, alert, wide awake
    +1
    Functioning at a high level but not at a peak, able to concentrate
    +2
    Relaxed, awake, not at full alertness, responsive
    +3
    A little foggy, not at a peak, let down
    +4
    Foggy, beginning to lose interest in remaining awake, slowed down
    +5
    Sleepy, prefer to be laying down, fighting sleep, woozy
    +6
    Almost in reverie, sleep onset soon, lost struggle to remain awake
    +7

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