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A controlled comparative investigation of psychological treatments for chronic sleep-onset insomnia.

Abstract:

A sample of physician-referred chronic insomniacs was randomly allocated to either progressive relaxation, stimulus control, paradoxical intention, placebo or no treatment conditions. Treatment process and outcome were investigated in terms of mean and standard deviation (night to night variability) measures of sleep pattern and sleep quality. Only active treatments were associated with significant improvement, but the nature of treatment gains varied. In particular, stimulus control improved...

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Journal:
Behaviour research and therapy
Volume:
27
Issue:
1
Pages:
79-88
Publication date:
1989-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1873-622X
ISSN:
0005-7967
URN:
uuid:ea7a8414-a06f-4d1b-bd22-1a14b604c78b
Source identifiers:
387472
Local pid:
pubs:387472

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