Relaxation to assist sleep medication withdrawal.

@article{Lichstein1999RelaxationTA,
  title={Relaxation to assist sleep medication withdrawal.},
  author={Kenneth L. Lichstein and Bruce A. Peterson and Brant W. Riedel and Melanie K. Means and Matthew T Epperson and Robert Neal Aguillard},
  journal={Behavior modification},
  year={1999},
  volume={23 3},
  pages={379-402}
}
This study explores the usefulness of relaxation and gradual medication withdrawal in weaning insomniacs from sleep (hypnotic) medication. We recruited 40 volunteers from the community who had insomnia, half of whom were chronic users of hypnotics while the other half were nonmedicated. Half of all participants (10 medicated and 10 nonmedicated) received… CONTINUE READING