• Cognitive Behavioral Training to
    Implement the PAP NAP


    ONLINE TRAINING - CEU Offered

    Presented by Author and Sleep Specialist Barry Krakow, M.D.
  • IRT
    Imagery Rehearsal Therapy


    ONLINE TRAINING - CEU Credit Offered

    Presented by Author and Sleep Specialist Barry Krakow, M.D.
  • New Pathways for Chronic Insomnia
    Sleeping Pills or Sleeping Test?


    ONLINE TRAINING - CEU Credit Offered

    Presented by Author and Sleep Specialist Barry Krakow, M.D.

Recent Research: In the News

Pharmacotherapy Failure in Chronic Insomnia Patients



Published in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings
Pharmacotherapeutic Failure in a Large Cohort of Patients With Insomnia Presenting to a Sleep Medicine Center and Laboratory: Subjective Pretest Predictions and Objective Diagnoses

Good news for insomnia sufferers

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A good night’s sleep can be elusive. In a world where a hectic pace is considered normal, sleep problems are common. Lack of quality sleep leads to poor health and increases the risk of diabetes, heart disease, mood disorders, obesity and even sudden death. Sleep deprivation is a serious problem, estimated to cost more than $100 billion in lost productivity, medical expenses, sick leave, and property and environmental damage.

A 2005 National Sleep Foundation study found that 30-40 percent of adult Americans suffer from at least occasional insomnia, with difficulty getting to sleep, staying asleep or experiencing nonrefreshing sleep. Some consider it to be the No. 1 health problem in stressed-out western societies.

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