Overcoming Insomnia and Sleep Problems
A self-help guide using cognitive behavioural techniques
By Colin Espie
The proven CBT path to a good night's sleep
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All the help you need to conquer your sleep problems and start living life to the full
Poor sleep is one of the most common health problems and can leave you feeling exhausted, stressed and run-down. While prescribed medications and over-the-counter remedies rarely offer lasting benefits, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy can help enormously and is the treatment of choice for insomnia.
Develop good pre-bedtime routines.
The most effective relaxation techniques.
Establish a new sleeping and waking pattern.
Deal with a racing mind.
Use sleeping pills more effectively.
Handle jet lag and sleepwalking.
Colin A. Espie PhD, DSc is Professor of Sleep Medicine in the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neuroscience and a Fellow of Somerville College, University of Oxford. He is Research Director of the Experimental and Clinical Sleep Medicine program within the Sleep & Circadian Neuroscience Institute, and Clinical Director of the Oxford Online Program in Sleep Medicine. Dr Espie has authored/co-authored over 200 publications and books, particularly on CBT, and is co-founder of Big Health (Sleepio) which develops digital interventions for insomnia.
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26 Jan 2006
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A sensible, lucid description of the leading treatment of insomnia by an internationally renowned expert. — Alison G. Harvey PhD, University of Berkeley