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Candidate cognitive processes in psychophysiologic insomnia

Abstract:

In this review, we begin by highlighting the lack of available evidence to support current diagnostic criteria for psychophysiologic insomnia. We then outline 3 new testable candidate cognitive processes in psychophysiologic insomnia: attention bias, sleep effort, and metacognitive beliefs. Each candidate element is carefully described. Evidence of involvement in insomnia maintenance is discussed based on the existing literature. The need for an experimental research agenda to examine the int...

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10.1891/jcop.19.1.5.66328

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Broomfield, NM More by this author
Gumley, AI More by this author
Journal:
Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy
Volume:
19
Issue:
1
Pages:
5-17
Publication date:
2005-03-05
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ISSN:
0889-8391
URN:
uuid:c6a18661-9373-4c30-8da1-7d9701cdc384
Source identifiers:
388849
Local pid:
pubs:388849

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