Insomnia : A Self Help Handbook Paperback / softback
by SANDY SACRE
This book is a practical and useful tool for getting your sleep back on track.
Even if you have suffered from insomnia for many years, this book contains simple, easy to learn strategies to manage your sleep loss through evidence-based techniques such as cognitive therapy and stimulus control.
Dr Sacre will guide you through these approaches and explain how they work and why they are recommended above other approaches.
There is a chapter on special populations that tells you what to do if you are a shift worker, long distance traveller, parent, older adult, woman (including pregnancy and menopause) or an elite athlete.
If you want to enjoy natural, healthy and satisfying sleep again, this handbook gives you all the tools you need to achieve it.
You only need to have the motivation and discipline to apply the strategies and stick to them over time.
This handbook first explains what normal sleep is all about and challenges some myths about sleep and insomnia.
Then you will be guided through a thorough sleep assessment.
Insomnia is then described in detail including different types of insomnia and the kinds of factors that contribute to sleep loss.
Through the following chapters, you will be shown step-by-step what to do to bring about change in your sleeping patterns and habits, through addressing the factors that perpetuate poor sleep.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 112 pages
- Publisher: Nova Science Publishers Inc
- Publication Date: 01/12/2014
- Category: Sleep disorders & therapy
- ISBN: 9781633219199