For Insomniacs, Behavioral Therapy Is Better Than Sleeping PillsPlay
If you have chronic insomnia, the American College of Physicians this week said that it's better treated with therapy than sleeping pills. Specifically with CBT-I, or cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia, which combines therapy with sleep tutorials. Here & Now's Robin Young talks to Andrew Joseph, a reporter with STAT, the national health and medicine publication, about the new guidelines and CBT-I.
Read a previous discussion we aired on sleeplessness in America.
- Andrew Joseph, reporter with STAT News. He tweets @DrewQJoseph.
This segment aired on May 4, 2016.