Goodbye Insomnia, Hello Sleep

Goodbye Insomnia, Hello Sleep

by Samuel Dunkell, Sam Dunkell
     
 

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What Can You Do About Insomnia? Cure It

If you are troubled by insomnia. you are not alone. One third of the population suffers from sleeplessness. Most people do nothing about it but suffer through the night. However, recent advances in sleep medicine have caused dramatic breakthroughs in treating insomnia. Now a leading authority in the field. Dr. Samuel Dunkell,

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What Can You Do About Insomnia? Cure It

If you are troubled by insomnia. you are not alone. One third of the population suffers from sleeplessness. Most people do nothing about it but suffer through the night. However, recent advances in sleep medicine have caused dramatic breakthroughs in treating insomnia. Now a leading authority in the field. Dr. Samuel Dunkell, director of the Insomnia Medical Services in New York City, helps you identify and understand your insomnia, explains the exciting new treatments you can try on your own or with a professional, and lists resources you can consult. Discover:
— The most common cause of insomnia — it's pervasive and can be triggered at any age.
— Whether you're a biologically short sleeper or long sleeper — plus the easy way to measure how many hours of deep you really need.
— What sex has to do with it, and how it can contribute to your problem — or solve it.
— The truth about sleeping pills: which ones work, which ones are dangerous, and what medication is a far better alternative.
— Unsuspected stimulants that are preventing your sleep. You know about coffee, but find out what else in your lifestyle and diet may be keeping you wide awake.
— The most effective cures — from bright-light therapy to resetting your biological clock.
— Groundbreaking discoveries about sleep positions.
— Dream analysis as a means of diagnosing the source of your insomnia...and more to help you say

Goodbye Insomnia, Hello Sleep

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Library Journal
Growing interest in the field of sleep research and its accompanying increased clinical observation has led to a better understanding of insomnia, a problem affecting half of our adult citizens. Dunkell, director of the Insomnia Medical Services in New York and former assistant professor of psychiatry at Cornell University Medical College, believes that 90 percent of insomniacs can be helped or cured by the treatments he advocates. His highly readable text analyzes the sleep problems of children, adults, and seniors and offers intellectual discussions on relaxation techniques, sleep hygiene, sleep positions, types of insomnia, and gender and sleep. The chapter devoted to dreams is both fascinating and relevant. An excellent, practical source for chronic insomniacs, this is compelling reading for anyone interested in research, techniques, and recent discoveries concerning the healthful benefits of sleep. The comprehensive appendix lists detailed, practical behavior therapies for insomnia. Recommended for most collections.-Catherine J. Greene, Bethesda Memorial Hosp. Lib., Boynton Beach, Fla.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780440222279
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
03/10/1996
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
4.19(w) x 6.88(h) x 0.96(d)

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