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Say Good Night to Insomnia

The Six-Week, Drug-Free Program Developed At Harvard Medical School

Gregg D. Jacobs, Ph.D.; With an Introduction by Dr. Herbert Benson

Henry Holt and Co.

Introduction by Dr. Herbert Benson, author of The Relaxation Response A drug-free, scientifically proven program for conquering insomnia in six weeks.

At least thirty million adults ure the stress of severe, chronic insomnia, and the numbers of sufferers aregrowing. Dr. Gregg Jacobs has used the six-week program offered in Say Good Night to Insomnia to help thousands of insomnia sufferers at the Behavioral Medicine Insomnia Program at Boston's Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a major teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School. The program succeeds by helping insomniacs change the way they think about sleep, making it a friend instead of an enemy. Among the many topics addressed are these:
* Developing a sleep enhancing lifestyle including diet, exercise, and an understanding of the importance of body temperature
* Stopping a depency on sleeping pills
* Managing negative emotions, stress, and anxiety
* Quieting the mind and body to enhance inner feelings of peace

Say Good Night to Insomnia is an empowering book that lets insomniacs take control of their minds and bodies by giving them the knowledge and techniques to overcome their problem forever.

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Say Good Night To Insomnia
PART IGetting Started1You Can Say Good Night to InsomniaBedtime is approaching and Alan is dreading it. He knows what tonight will bring: the torment of another night of insomnia.Each night has become agonizingly familiar. Exhausted, Alan gets into bed and turns out the lights to go to sleep, only to lie wide awake. The harder he tries to fall asleep, the more he tosses and turns and the more tense and frustrated he feels. With the realization that he can't fall asleep comes a distressing wave of anxiety and stressful thoughts about sleep--"I've got to get some sleep
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  • Gregg D. Jacobs, Ph.D.; With an Introduction by Dr. Herbert Benson

  • Gregg Jacobs, Ph.D., is an instructor of medicine at Harvard Medical School. He developed the Behavioral Medicine Insomnia Program at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, where he is a senior research scientist at the Mind/Body Institute at Harvard.
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Say Good Night to Insomnia

The Six-Week, Drug-Free Program Developed At Harvard Medical School

Gregg D. Jacobs, Ph.D.; With an Introduction by Dr. Herbert Benson

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