The diagnosis of primary insomnia and treatment alternatives

Michael L. Perlis, Shawn D. Youngstedt

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This review provides information about the diagnosis and treatment of primary insomnia. Several treatment strategies are reviewed including the use of hypnotics, naturopathic remedies and behavioral interventions. We suggest that nonpharmacologic interventions are likely to be the most safe and effective.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)298-306
Number of pages9
JournalComprehensive Therapy
Issue number4
StatePublished - 2000
Externally publishedYes

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