Behavioural sleep medicine conceptualisations and associated treatment of clinical insomnia disorder in adults

Espie, Colin A. (2013) Behavioural sleep medicine conceptualisations and associated treatment of clinical insomnia disorder in adults. DSc thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

This thesis summarises a selection of forty-two studies [1-42], published by the author during the period 2000-2012, investigating the conceptual basis of Insomnia Disorder, and its evaluation and treatment, principally using cognitive and behavioural interventions. The work reflects a range of research methodologies including experimental, psychometric, qualitative and population-based studies, and randomised controlled trials. Important theoretical contributions to the literature published in this period are also included and reference is made to major textbooks, position papers, and influential chapter contribution.

Item Type: Thesis (DSc)
Qualification Level: Postdoctoral
Keywords: sleep, insomnia disorder, CBT, behavioural medicine
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Q Science > Q Science (General)
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
R Medicine > RZ Other systems of medicine
Colleges/Schools: College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology > Neurosciences and Clinical Psychology
Funder's Name: UNSPECIFIED
Supervisor's Name: supervisor, not applicable
Date of Award: 2013
Depositing User: Prof Colin A Espie
Unique ID: glathesis:2013-4620
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 13 Feb 2014 11:48
Last Modified: 13 Feb 2014 11:50
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/4620

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