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Primary Insomnia is only classified as a problem, if over a period of at least one month, a person has difficulty falling asleep or maintaining their sleep.

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PsychNet-UK Primary Hypersomnia Information Sheet - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.
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Dr. Grohol's Psych Central: Symptoms of Hypersomnia, Primary - Hypersomnia is characterized by recurrent episodes of excessive daytime sleepiness or prolonged nighttime sleep. Different from feeling tired due to lack of or interrupted sleep at night, persons with hypersomnia are compelled to nap repeatedly during the day, often at inappropriate times such as at work, during a meal, or in conversation. 4/5
Identifying Critical Beliefs About Sleep in Primary Insomnia - Colleen E. Carney, PhD1; Jack D. Edinger, PhD. A PDF File.Maladaptive beliefs about sleep are associated with insomnia and are assessed with the Dysfunctional Beliefs and Attitudes about Sleep scale (DBAS). Three studies explored which DBAS items (1) maximally differentiated people with insomnia from good sleepers, (2) declined with cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), and (3) were related to other
clinical improvement indexes. Not Rated
Idiopathic Insomnia - Is a rare form of chronic insomnia that contains no visible signs of its cause. It is a life-long syndrome that seems to present upon birth, and is theorized as being the result of an underactive sleep system, or overactive awakening system, but no verifiably true origin or cause of the disorder is known. 3/5
Treatment of Primary Insomnia - An Article. Ten percent to 40% of adults have intermittent insomnia, and 15% have long-term sleep difficulties. This article provides a review of the classification, differential diagnosis, and treatment options available for insomnia. Not Rated
 
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Primary Insomnia is only classified as a problem, if over a period of at least one month, a person has difficulty falling asleep or maintaining their sleep.
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Recommended Books    
Overcoming Insomnia and Sleep Problems: A Self-Help Guide Using Cognitive Behavioral Techniques
Say Goodnight to Insomnia: A Drug-Free Programme Developed at Harvard Medical School

Overcoming Insomnia and Sleep Problems: A Self-Help Guide Using Cognitive Behavioral Techniques


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