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Cognitive behavioural treatment of insomnia in individuals with persistent persecutory delusions: a pilot trial.

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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Insomnia is a putative causal factor for persecutory thinking. Recent epidemiological studies show a strong association of insomnia and paranoia. The clinical implication is that reducing insomnia will reduce paranoid delusions. This study, evaluating for the first time the treatment of insomnia in individuals with persecutory delusions, provides a test of this hypothesis. It was predicted that a brief cognitive behavioural intervention for insomnia (CBT-I) for indi...

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10.1016/j.jbtep.2011.02.004

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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Author
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J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry More from this journal
Volume:
42
Issue:
3
Pages:
330-336
Publication date:
2011-09-01
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EISSN:
1873-7943
Language:
English
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pubs:180531
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uuid:a707846c-dce9-45a0-a20c-d733b2e06ae8
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pubs:180531
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180531
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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