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Insomnia free pdf This book describes a concise and up-to-date treatment program for insomnia intended for a range of health care providers. In a user-friendly manner, it provides empirically - derived and clinically useful treatment procedures, comprising a cost-effective program that can be applied to large numbers of adults with insomnia. This program fits readily into managed care (U.S.) and local health co-operative systems (U.K.), particularly as it offers an alternative to pharmacotherapy. Chapters cover an introduction to sleep and its disturbance, as well as clear-cut assessment and treatment approaches. Most of the chapters are formatted for consistency and provide regular features in addition to the descriptive text, including clinical vignettes, a checklist of learning outcomes for the clinician, and recommendations for further reading on a given topic. Where applicable, assessment materials are reproduced and interpretation criteria provided. Additional features include guidance notes for the therapist in conducting each session, worksheets for patients to complete, and implementation criteria to increase patient compliance. For maximum convenience to the clinician, the book comes with a CD containing materials that can be reproduced and customized for use in the assessment and treatment process.

About Charles M. Morin

Dr. Charles M. Morin joined the School of Psychology at Universite Laval in 1994, after postdoctoral training at the Medical College of Virginia, where he then worked as professor and director of the Sleep Disorders Center (from 1987 to 1994). Dr. Morin directs research on insomnia (subsidies of the National Institute of Mental Health and the IRSC) and co-directs work on the relation between sleep and cognitive and immunological functions (subsidy of the IRSC), and on empirically validated psychotherapies (subsidy of the FCAR). He is also a member of the Office of Direction of the Mental Health Network (Axis Sleep - subsidy of the FRSQ). He is an assistant head of the review for Behavioral Sleep Medicine and part of the editorial board of several scientific reviews. He directs the Center on Sleep Disorders and is a member of the Research Center Universite Laval Robert-Giffard (CRULRG). He was a director of the doctorate program (Ph.D., clinical orientation), from 1995 to 2000. In 1995, the American Psychological Association (APA) awarded him the Distinguished Early Career Award for his exceptional contribution to health psychology.

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Author : Charles M. Morin
Publisher : Kluwer Academic / Plenum Publishers
Data Published : 01 June 2003
ISBN : 0306477505
EAN : 9780306477508
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 200 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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