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Treatment of Late-Life Insomnia
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Treatment of Late-Life Insomnia



May 2000 | 368 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
A comprehensive research/clinical accounting of insomnia treatment in older adults is provided by this book. Topics covered include: typical normal and disturbed sleep patterns, methods of evaluation and diagnosis; the major treatments for late-life insomnia; and research and methods of clinical management for topics in late-life insomnia that have only recently attracted systematic investigation.
 
PART ONE: OVERVIEW
Kevin Morgan
Sleep and Aging
Catherine S Fichten et al
Characteristics of Older Adults with Insomnia
Colin A Espie
Assessment and Differential Diagnosis
 
PART TWO: INTERVENTION STRATEGIES
Kenneth L Lichstein and Charles M Morin
Treatment Overview
Brant W Riedel
Sleep Hygiene
William K Wohlgemuth and Jack D Edinger
Sleep Restriction Therapy
Richard R Bootzin and Dana R Epstein
Stimulus Control
Kenneth L Lichstein
Relaxation
Charles M Morin, Josée Savard and France Blais
Cognitive Therapy
Daniel J Buysse and Charles F Reynolds III
Pharmacologic Treatment
 
PART THREE: SPECIAL TREATMENT TOPICS
Charles M Morin, Lucie Baillargeon and Célyne Bastien
Discontinuation of Sleep Medications
Kenneth L Lichstein
Secondary Insomnia
Donald L Bliwise and Michael J Breus
Insomnia in Dementia and in Residential Care

"Treatment of Late-Life Insomnia is an extremely valuable, authoritative and comprehensive resource not only for practitioners of sleep medicine but also for any health-care practitioner who finds him or herself working with the elderly population." 

Michael V. Vitiello, Ph.D.
Professor, Psychiatry and Behavior Sciences, University of Washington; Editor in Chief (for the Americas) of Sleep Medicine Reviews

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ISBN: 9780761915065
£90.00

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