Treatment of Late-Life Insomnia

Treatment of Late-Life Insomnia

By: Charles M. Morin (editor), Kenneth L. Lichstein (editor)Hardback

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A comprehensive research/clinical accounting of insomnia treatment in older adults is provided by this book. Topics covered include: typical normal and disturbed sleep patterns, methods of evaluation and diagnosis; the major treatments for late-life insomnia; and research and methods of clinical management for topics in late-life insomnia that have only recently attracted systematic investigation.


PART ONE: OVERVIEW Sleep and Aging - Kevin Morgan Characteristics of Older Adults with Insomnia - Catherine S Fichten et al Assessment and Differential Diagnosis - Colin A Espie PART TWO: INTERVENTION STRATEGIES Treatment Overview - Kenneth L Lichstein and Charles M Morin Sleep Hygiene - Brant W Riedel Sleep Restriction Therapy - William K Wohlgemuth and Jack D Edinger Stimulus Control - Richard R Bootzin and Dana R Epstein Relaxation - Kenneth L Lichstein Cognitive Therapy - Charles M Morin, Josee Savard and France Blais Pharmacologic Treatment - Daniel J Buysse and Charles F Reynolds III PART THREE: SPECIAL TREATMENT TOPICS Discontinuation of Sleep Medications - Charles M Morin, Lucie Baillargeon and Celyne Bastien Secondary Insomnia - Kenneth L Lichstein Insomnia in Dementia and in Residential Care - Donald L Bliwise and Michael J Breus

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780761915065
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 368
  • ID: 9780761915065
  • weight: 710
  • ISBN10: 0761915060

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