night. Archives of OtolaryngologyHead and Neck Surgery. Even sleeping only.5 hours per night is associated with very little increase in mortality. Billiard M, Kent A (2003). The long lasting benefits of a course of CBT-I shows superiority over pharmacological hypnotic drugs. 96 Antidepressants edit While insomnia is a common symptom of depression, antidepressants are effective for treating sleep problems whether or not they are associated with depression.
Temazepam Archived at the Wayback Machine. 5 6 Between 10 and 30 of adults have insomnia at any given point in time and up to half of people have insomnia in a given year. Bright light therapy, which is often used to help early morning wakers reset their natural sleep cycle, can also be used with sleep restriction therapy to reinforce a new wake schedule. 72 Sleep hygiene edit Sleep hygiene is a common term for all of the behaviors which relate to the promotion of good sleep. L.; Herrmann,.; Sproule,. A b c d e f g h i Roth,. "Comparative effects of mirtazapine and fluoxetine on sleep physiology measures in patients with major depression and insomnia". The diary should include time to bed, total sleep time, time to sleep onset, number of awakenings, use of medications, time of awakening, and subjective feelings in the morning. "Evaluating New Sleeping Pills Used to Treat: Insomnia Comparing Effectiveness, Safety, and Price" (PDF). Drug Therapy in Nursing. 69 Self-help therapy (defined as a psychological therapy that can be worked through on one's own) may improve sleep quality for adults with insomnia to a small or moderate degree. University of Maryland Medical Center.