Insomnia

by William K. Wohlgemuth, Ana I. Fins

Range: Advances in Psychotherapy – Evidence-Based Practice - Volume 42

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A concise guide to the assessment and treatment of insomnia for busy professionals.


  • Examines the evidence for treatments that work
  • Guides through the complexities of assessment
  • Practical guidance on CBT for insomnia (CBT-I), recommended by AASM and ACP
  • Clinical pearls give hands-on advice
  • Copyable tools for assessment and CBT-I

Cover text

About 40% of the population experiences difficulty falling or staying asleep at some time in a given year, while 10% of people suffer chronic insomnia. This concise reference written by leading experts for busy professional clinicians provides practical and up-to-date advice on current approaches to assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of insomnia. Professionals and students learn to correctly identify and diagnose insomnia and gain hands-on information on how to carry out treatment with the best evidence base: cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I). The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) and the American College of Physicians (ACP) both recognize CBT-I as the first-line treatment approach to insomnia. Appendices include useful resources for the assessment and treatment of insomnia, which readers can copy and use in their clinical practice.

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