Insomnia Treatment

Japheth Jaoko

Abstract


This paper set out to investigate the effectiveness of insomnia treatment. Insomnia is defined as the inability to fall asleep or stay asleep. An online search was conducted to locate relevant empirical articles in three online databases - JSTOR, PsychInfo, and Academic Search Premier. The search was conducted using the following key words – ‘sleep disorders’, ‘insomnia’, ‘sleep difficulties’, and ‘sleep disturbance’. Additional information was obtained from academic texts.

The paper begins with introductory matters about insomnia followed by the literature review. Various treatment approaches of insomnia are presented, followed by a critical analysis and social work implications.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5296/jsr.v5i1.5327

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