Heathereen Cochran, MS, RN, an adult nurse practitioner at Oncology Care Associates in St. Joseph, Michigan, has published an informative review on non-drug treatment options for insomnia.

In light of the recent JAMA publication (discussed here) showing the superiority of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) over Imovane (zopiclone), it’s interesting to review the status of these non-drug treatment options.

  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Stimulus control therapy
  • Progressive muscle relaxation
  • Paradoxical intention
  • Sleep hygiene education

7/7/06 23:26 JR

Hi, I’m JR

John Russo, Jr., PharmD, is president of The MedCom Resource, Inc. Previously, he was senior vice president of medical communications at www.Vicus.com, a complementary and alternative medicine website.