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Vol 12, No 2 (2015)
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Cognitive behavioral therapy in the treatment of insomnia

Ewa Walacik-Ufnal
Psychiatria 2015;12(2):90-98.

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Vol 12, No 2 (2015)
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Abstract

Insomnia is the most common sleep disorder and one of the most frequent psychiatric illnesses. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is well established and effective method of insomnia treatment. CBT has been found to be an effective treatment in insomnia patients and it is the psychological treatment of choice. CBT for insomnia includes cognitive and behavioral methods such as sleep restriction, stimulus control therapy, relaxation training, cognitive therapy, sleep hygiene or combination of all above-mentioned. This paper review psychological models of insomnia and studies on CBT for insomnia.

Abstract

Insomnia is the most common sleep disorder and one of the most frequent psychiatric illnesses. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is well established and effective method of insomnia treatment. CBT has been found to be an effective treatment in insomnia patients and it is the psychological treatment of choice. CBT for insomnia includes cognitive and behavioral methods such as sleep restriction, stimulus control therapy, relaxation training, cognitive therapy, sleep hygiene or combination of all above-mentioned. This paper review psychological models of insomnia and studies on CBT for insomnia.

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Keywords

insomnia, cognitive behavioral therapy, CBT-I, psychological models of insomnia

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Title

Cognitive behavioral therapy in the treatment of insomnia

Journal

Psychiatria (Psychiatry)

Issue

Vol 12, No 2 (2015)

Article type

Review paper

Pages

90-98

Bibliographic record

Psychiatria 2015;12(2):90-98.

Keywords

insomnia
cognitive behavioral therapy
CBT-I
psychological models of insomnia

Authors

Ewa Walacik-Ufnal

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