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Online CBT for Insomnia May Lead to Long-Lasting Sleep Improvements

Although cognitive-behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) is recommended as a first-line treatment for patients with chronic insomnia, there are a limited number of clinicians currently trained to deliver this therapy. A study published today in JAMA Psychiatry suggests that participation in an online CBT-I program may lead to long-lasting sleep improvements for adults with chronic insomnia.“This study provides compelling evidence that the self-guided, web-based CBT-I intervention SHUTi can effectively treat insomnia,” Lee Ritterband, Ph.D., of the University of Virginia School of Medicine and colleagues wrote. “It extends findings that internet-delivered...

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Published By: Psychiatric News - Wednesday, 30 November, 2016

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