We reviewed some evidence for the effectiveness of group cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBTI) in Part 1 of this article, and began to discuss how clinicians can structure a group, such as components, number of sessions, and session length. Today, let’s follow-up to share some logistics about how to set your CBTI group up for success. Specifically, you’ll want to consider who sends patients to your group, which patients sent are the best fit for your group, group sizing and composition, and how to document your group’s progress, including outcome measurement.
Blog posts with the tag "Insomnia"
Recently, we at the Center for Deployment Psychology have been receiving a number of consultation requests regarding translating the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBTI) package to a group setting. If you have been thinking about starting a CBTI group, allow me to increase your motivation and give you some resources to get started.
Everyone knows that sleep is vital to an individual's well-being. However, new research is suggesting that sleep is also important to the effective treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
The percentage increase in the number of prescriptions for any sleep medication between 1999 and 2010, from 5.3 million to 20.8 million, according to an article recently published in the journal Sleep -- Trends in Outpatient Visits for Insomnia, Sleep Apnea, and Prescriptions for Sleep Medications among US Adults: Findings from the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey 1999-2010.
The CDP's weekly research update contains the latest news, journal articles and useful links from around the web. Some of this week's topics include:
● Mental Health Advisory Team 9 (MHAT 9) Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) 2013 Afghanistan
● Delayed sleep onset in depressed young people.
● Psychological factors predict disability and pain intensity after skeletal trauma.