A mindfulness-based approach to the treatment of insomnia.
Summary of "A mindfulness-based approach to the treatment of insomnia."
Mindfulness meditation has emerged as a novel approach to emotion regulation and stress reduction that has several health benefits. Preliminary work has been conducted on mindfulness-based therapy for insomnia (MBT-I), a meditation-based program for individuals suffering from chronic sleep disturbance. This treatment integrates behavioral treatments for insomnia with the principles and practices of mindfulness meditation. A case illustration of a chronic insomnia sufferer demonstrates the application of mindfulness principles for developing adaptive ways of working with the nocturnal symptoms and waking consequences of chronic insomnia. © 2010 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. J Clin Psychol: In Session 66:1-10, 2010.
Rush University Medical Center.
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Name: Journal of clinical psychology
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