Sleep is essential for health and well-being. But millions of people don’t get enough, resulting in such problems as daytime sleepiness, poor decision-making, interference with learning and accidents. Cognitive-behavioral therapy, which helps people identify and change their thoughts and behaviors, can help. In fact, according to one study, cognitive-behavioral therapy does a better job of reducing insomnia than sleeping pills.
What You Can Do
Why sleep is important and what happens when you don't get enough
Sleep is essential for a person’s health and wellbeing, according to the National Sleep Foundation. Yet millions of people do not get enough sleep and many suffer from lack of sleep.
- Tips for sleep success
How poor sleep might shape mental health later
April 20, 2015, Huffington Post
Feeling anxious or depressed? Sleep deprivation may be to blame
March 27, 2015, Huffington Post
Women who sleep more also have more sex
March 20, 2015, Time
Daylight-saving time is bad for your relationships
March 9, 2015, The Wall Street Journal
Smoking affects sleep
March 5, 2015, The Huffington Post