Reducing dysfunctional beliefs about sleep does not significantly improve insomnia in cognitive behavioral therapy.

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Okajima, Isa; Nakajima, Shun; Ochi, Moeko; Inoue, Yuichi;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 9,issue 7 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0102565, pmc: PMC4099188
  • Subject: Clinical Psychology | Sleep Disorders | Research Article | Biology and Life Sciences | Medicine | Insomnia | Q | R | Psychology | Science | Dyssomnias | Medicine and Health Sciences | Neurology
    mesheuropmc: mental disorders | nervous system diseases

The present study examined to examine whether improvement of insomnia is mediated by a reduction in sleep-related dysfunctional beliefs through cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia. In total, 64 patients with chronic insomnia received cognitive behavioral therapy f... View more
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