Comparative meta-analysis of behavioral interventions for insomnia and their efficacy in middle-aged adults and in older adults 55+ years of age.

@article{Irwin2006ComparativeMO,
  title={Comparative meta-analysis of behavioral interventions for insomnia and their efficacy in middle-aged adults and in older adults 55+ years of age.},
  author={Michael R. Irwin and John C. Cole and Perry M. Nicassio},
  journal={Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association},
  year={2006},
  volume={25 1},
  pages={
          3-14
        }
}
Meta-analyses support the effectiveness of behavioral interventions for the treatment of insomnia, although few have systematically evaluated the relative efficacy of different treatment modalities or the relation of old age to sleep outcomes. In this meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (k = 23), moderate to large effects of behavioral treatments on subjective sleep outcomes were found. Evaluation of the moderating effects of behavioral intervention type (i.e., cognitive-behavioral… CONTINUE READING
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