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Say Good Night to Insomnia

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.

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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 I
Getting Started
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You Can Say Good Night to Insomnia
Bedtime is approaching and Alan is dreading it. He knows what tonight will bring: the torment of another...

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Praise for Say Good Night to Insomnia

“A breakthrough program with the scientifically proven power to help you sleep again.” —Joan Borysenko, author of Minding the Body, Mending the Mind

“Jacobs explodes the myths about sleep that cause much anguish among those who suffer from insomnia. [This] carefully crafted, step-by-step program... will enable readers to master their sleep problems.” —Redford Williams, M.D., Duke University, and author of In Control

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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.

Gregg D. Jacobs

Dr. Herbert Benson