Research

RECENTLY PUBLISHED ARTICLES ON CBT FOR INSOMNIA

Effectiveness of CBT for Insomnia1
Decades of solid evidence convincingly demonstrates  the effectiveness of CBT for insomnia

Morin, Culbert and Schwartz, 1994

Murtaugh and Greenwood, 1995
CBT-I is just as effective as sedating hypnotics during acute treatment    Smith et al., 2002
CBT-I is more effective than sedating hypnotics over the long term   Morin, Colecchi, Stone, Sood and Brink, 1999
CBT-I is more effective than zolpidem Jacobs et. al., 2004
CBT-I is more effective than zopiclone Sivertsen et.al.,2006
WHEN GIVEN THE OPTION, people prefer CBT to pharmacotherapy for insomnia Morin et. al., 1992
CBT-I improves sleep and memory consolidation and increases REM and Slow Wave Sleep   Cervena et. al., 2004 Sivertsen et. al., 2006
CBT-I improves insomnia and the pain associated with fibromyalgia Edinger et. al., 2005.
CBT-I has been shown to be effective for insomnia secondary to painful medical conditions Currie and Wilson, 2000.

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF SLEEP MEDICINE – PRACTICE PARAMETERS FOR CHRONIC INSOMNIA
  http://www.aasmnet.org/Resources/PracticeParameters/PP_ChronicInsomnia.pdf
http://www.aasmnet.org/Resources/PracticeParameters/PP_BTInsomnia_Update.pdf


1  Ryan Wetzler, Ph.D./American Academy of Sleep Medicine: An Introduction to Behavioral Sleep Medicine,  March, 2010.

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