Nonpharmacologic Treatment of Insomnia

  • Wallace B. Mendelson


The decision of whether to prescribe a hypnotic should include a consideration of alternative approaches. These consist primarily of counseling or psychotherapy, and of behavioral therapies. It might be well, then, to mention briefly the benefits available from each of these.


Poor Sleeper NONPHARMACOLOGIC Treatment Sleep Latency Relaxation Training Sleep Hygiene 


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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Wallace B. Mendelson
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  1. 1.National Institute of Mental HealthBethesdaUSA

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