Insomnia: clinical review
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This resource, updated in 2017, explains the criteria for diagnosis of insomnia and how to help patients to manage the factors that cause it. Key learning points for general practice nurses include differential diagnoses, use of daily sleep diaries, and the role of cognitive therapy, hypnotic drugs and melatonin.
After completing this activity, you should be better able to:
Professor Kevin Morgan, Professor of Psychology, Loughborough University
Updated in 2017 by:
Dr Annemarie Luik and Dr Rachel Sharman, Post-doctoral researchers
Sleep & Circadian Neuroscience Institute, University of Oxford
and Professor Colin Espie, Professor of Sleep Medicine, Somerville College, University of Oxford
This resource is provided at an advanced level by MIMS Learning. Read the article and reflect on what you have learned, then answer the test questions at the end.
Complete the resource to obtain a certificate of completion to include in your revalidation portfolio. You should record the time spent on this resource in your CPD log.