THE EFFECT OF COGNITIVE BEHAVIOR THERAPY (C.B.T.) ON INSOMNIA- A REVIEW
MS. Renu Shakya* and Dr. N. K. Nagaich
Prevalence of Insomnia in general population ranges between 10-40%. Insomnia is difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep. It affects day time cognitive functioning, psychological behavior, personality alterations and quality of life. The questionnaires are designed based on various factors on the basis of pre-data gathered, like daily hassles, happiness scale, perception of the present and the future by an individual, personality traits, depressive life events and so on. These questionnaires with certain scoring methods can assess the type and severity of insomnia involved with root cause analysis. The Insomnia severity index (ISI), Pittsberg sleep quality index (PSQI) for measuring and treating Insomnia without medicinal interventions with the help of C.B.T. economically.
Keywords: Insomnia, sleep, CBT, ISS, PSQI.
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