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Cognitive Behavioral Treatment of Insomnia: A Session-by-Session Guide / Edition 1

Cognitive Behavioral Treatment of Insomnia: A Session-by-Session Guide / Edition 1

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• CBT is a new, increasingly popular method of treatment that provides measurable results and is therefore reimbursed by insurance companies

• Title is ahead of the curve, there's no competition

• Concise, practical manual

• Contains reader-friendly, role-playing exercises to apply to daily practice

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780387774404
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 04/01/2008
Edition description: 1st ed. 2005. 2nd printing 2008
Pages: 182
Sales rank: 273,942
Product dimensions: 0.00(w) x 0.00(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

Michael L. Perlis, PhD

Dr. Perlis is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and URMC Neurosciences Program at the University of Rochester and is the Director of the UR Sleep Research Laboratory. His clinical expertise is in the area of Behavioral Sleep Medicine. His research interests include sleep in psychiatric disorders and neurocognitive phenomena in insomnia, the mechanisms of action of sedative hypnotics, and the development of alternative treatments for insomnia. He was a founding member of the AASM's Behavioral Sleep Medicine Committee and of the editorial board for the Journal of Behavioral Sleep Medicine. He currently serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Sleep Research and the Journal SLEEP and he hosts an annual seminar on CBT-I for those interested in learning the techniques.

Table of Contents

The Definition of Insomnia.- The Conceptual Framework for CBT-I.- The Components of Therapy.- CBT-I Session by Session.- CBT-I Example Dialogues for Patient Questions and Challenges.- A Case Example.

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