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  • Morin, C.M., Colecchi, C., Stone, J., Sood, R., Brink, D. (1999). Behavioral and pharmacological therapies for late-life insomnia: a randomized controlled trial. Journal of the American Medical Association, 281, 991-999.

  • Perlis, M.L. & Youngstedt, S.D. "The diagnosis of primary insomnia and treatment alternatives." Comprehensive Therapy, 26 (4), 298-306.

  • Stepanski E. & Perlis, M. (2000). Behavioral Sleep Medicine: An Emerging Subspecialty in Health Psychology. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 49, 343-347.

  • Visit the American Academy of Sleep Medicine's Web site at for information on sleep disorders for both the public and practitioners.

  • A group of behavioral sleep medicine specialists have founded a new journal, Behavioral Sleep Medicine, scheduled to be published by Lawrence Erlbaum in February 2003. For more information, contact Kenneth Lichstein, PhD, University of Memphis, e-mail: