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    Primary insomnia Primary insomnia is estimated to affect 6% of the population (Roth S7-S10).In primary insomnia patients have difficulty to either fall asleep, stay asleep, or both. As a result, they may feel dissatisfied with their sleep and may not feel refreshed when they wake up. Consequently, insomnia will directly be detrimental to performance of daily task, such as the problems with learning, remembering, daytime fatigue, irritability, and negative feelings of wellbeing. Primary insomnia is a

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    Primary Insomnia

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    would like to share information on insomnia that was discovered during a recent on-line search. According to (NLHBI, 2015) Primary insomnia is not a symptom or side effect of another medical condition. It is a distinct disorder, and its onset is still not quite understood. Because of this, the start of this sleep disorder can be a result of many causes. Primary insomnia usually lasts for at least one month. Furthermore, many life changes can initiate primary insomnia, and it may be due to major or long-lasting

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    CBT For Insomnia

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    How effective is CBT for Insomnia?     Sleep is a very important part of life that helps to keep us healthy, alert, and functioning well. Unfortunately, many people suffer from insomnia which is the inability to sleep. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is a common form of psychotherapy in which which faulty thoughts about the self and/or the world are challenged in order to alter unwanted behavior patterns which has shown to be effective in treating several disorders/conditions. CBT-I has shown to be

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    Chronic Insomnia

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    brain tumors or strokes (Epstein, p.249). Chronic insomnia was revealed to be in direct relation to a neurochemical imbalance in 2008 that makes it difficult for the brain to get ready for sleep. Someone who is affected for more than six months has 30 percent less gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), which is chemically induced throughout the brain to slow activity down (McKeever,2008). GABA is an inhibitory neurotransmitter that helps regions of the brain shut down by reducing electrical activity (Mehta

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    In 2011 after I came back from Afghanistan, I was diagnosed with mild insomnia. At first I didn’t understand what it was or why I was experiencing it. I have learned that my insomnia is due partially to pain. I have now been living with Insomnia for the past 2 years and still am learning more about it. Most people think that insomnia is just the inability to sleep. It actually has different levels that include having a hard time going to sleep, and staying asleep, and not feeling rested when you

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    Insomnia College Essay

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    specific to what I have, it would be secondary insomnia, which means that a person is having a sleep disorder caused by things like medications. Insomnia can also vary in how long it lasts and how often it occurs. It can be short-term or can last a long time (chronic insomnia). Short-term insomnia can last from one night to a few weeks. Chronic insomnia is when a person has a sleep disorder for at least three nights a week for a month or longer.For me, insomnia will last as long as I take the medication

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    Insomnia Sleep is considerably one of the most beneficial things there is for our health. It improves several functions of our body and affects our overall mood. However, not many people get the amount of sleep needed every night. Several factors can influence that, including disorders. According to a study done by Columbia University, 50 to 70 million Americans suffer from a sleeping disorder. About 30 percent of these people are struggling with insomnia (“What is Insomnia?”). Insomnia is

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    Introduction Insomnia is a common sleep disorder which makes falling asleep very hard, or cause you to stay up or wake up, or make you unable to get back to sleep. In addition, insomnia can deplete your energy and reduce disturb your mood. Moreover, it can spoil your work performance, health, and quality of life. Also, you may still suffer feeling tired and ruin your temper. when you wake up. Strangely, technology, complications of modern life with its heavy worries, concerns, and burdens, and

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    Insomnia is one of the sleep-wake disorders and affects millions on a daily basis. Individuals affected by insomnia can have trouble falling asleep, staying asleep, and/or having non-restorative sleep. According to the American Psychiatric Association, insomnia symptoms are reported by one-third of all adults and 10-15% of those adults experience daytime impairments related to insomnia while 6-10% of them actually meet the criteria for insomnia disorder (2013, p. 364-365). The occurrence of insomnia

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    sleep won’t come. You turn to one side, you turn to the other but you just can’t close your eyes. No sheep counting or chamomile tea has helped you. You have insomnia. Occasional episodes of insomnia may come and go without causing any serious problems, but for some people it can last for months or even years at a time. Persistent insomnia can have a significant impact on your quality of life. It can limit what you're able to do during the day, affect your mood, and lead to relationship problems

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