Treatment of late-life insomnia
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Published by Sage in Thousand Oaks, CA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Insomnia,
  • Aged -- Diseases

Book details:

Edition Notes

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Statementeditors, Kenneth L. Lichstein, Charles M. Morin
ContributionsLichstein, Kenneth L., Morin, Charles M.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC 548 T74 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination354 p. :
Number of Pages354
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21104921M

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Lichstein and Morin have assembled an array of researchers and clinicians addressing problems of insomnia in late life. The book is organized into three parts. Part I provides an excellent overview of assessment strategies, and tackles the problems in defining the crucial constructs involved in this book, namely, insomnia and old age. Treatment of Late-Life Insomnia by Kenneth L. Lichstein, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The symptoms and etiologies of late-life insomnia are often numerous and complex, requiring a multifaceted treatment approach. Cognitive and behavioral treatments for insomnia, such as sleep education, relaxation therapy, sleep hygiene, stimulus control, sleep restriction, and cognitive therapy (see Table ; Carney & Edinger, ), have demonstrated efficacy, with a Author: Christina S. McCrae, Megan E. Petrov, Natalie Dautovich, Kenneth L. Lichstein.   This chapter will provide an overview of the foundational research literature on late-life insomnia integrated with up-to-date data on the prevalence and clinical presentation of insomnia symptoms among older adults. Guidelines for the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of late-life insomnia will also be by: 1.