Chapter 8. Cognitive Hypnotherapy in the Management of Chronic Primary Insomnia

  1. Dr. Assen Alladin Clinical Psychologist Adjunct Assistant Professor Secretary President Fellow Associate Fellow

Published Online: 8 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470773239.ch8

Cognitive Hypnotherapy: An Integrated Approach to the Treatment of Emotional Disorders

Cognitive Hypnotherapy: An Integrated Approach to the Treatment of Emotional Disorders

How to Cite

Alladin, A. (2008) Cognitive Hypnotherapy in the Management of Chronic Primary Insomnia, in Cognitive Hypnotherapy: An Integrated Approach to the Treatment of Emotional Disorders, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470773239.ch8

Author Information

  1. Canadian Federation of Clinical Hypnosis-Alberta Society, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470032510

Online ISBN: 9780470773239

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Keywords:

  • multi-modal treatment approach;
  • chronic insomnia;
  • Adjustment sleep disorder;
  • Psychophysiological insomnia;
  • primary care and psychiatric settings;
  • polysomnography (PSG);
  • non-rapid eye movement (NREM);
  • sleep-focused ruminative thoughts;
  • physiological and psychological models;
  • benzodiazepine receptor agonists (BzRA)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Definition and Description

  • Prevalence, Sociodemographics and Course of Insomnia

  • Aetiology of Insomnia

  • Treatment of Insomnia

  • Cognitive Hypnotherapy for Insomnia

  • Summary