Sound Sleep, Sound Mind: 7 Keys to Sleeping Through the Night

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John Wiley & Sons, Dec 10, 2010 - Health & Fitness - 288 pages
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Praise for SOUND SLEEP, SOUND MIND

"If you are one of the 100 million Americans suffering from poor quality sleep, Sound Sleep, Sound Mind provides a refreshing look at getting to the real solutions for our sleep-deprived, over-caffeinated, over-medicated, over-stressed, and exhausted society. Look no further to find the ways to address the root causes of your sleep problems."
--Mark Hyman, MD, author of the New York Times bestseller, UltraMetabolism and editor in chief of Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine

"An excellent book that won't put you to sleep until bedtime--Sound Sleep, Sound Mind convinced me how important sleep is to good health. This is a wonderful treatment that teaches you how to identify and cope with feelings and emotions--one of the best, long-term remedies for insomnia."?
--Leslie S. Greenberg, PhD, Professor of Psychology at York University and author of Emotion-Focused Therapy

"At last, a book that addresses all the elements of sleep disturbances: biological, behavioral, emotional, and cognitive. Sound Sleep, Sound Mind will bring relief to the millions suffering from insomnia and other sleep ailments."
--Kenneth L. Lichstein, PhD, Professor of Psychology at The University of Alabama and Director of the Sleep Research Project

Sound Sleep, Sound Mind is the first book of its kind to focus on all the causes--mental, emotional, and physical--that contribute to insomnia and poor sleep. Based on cutting-edge knowledge and research, this book explains why sleep problems are almost always a mind and body issue. It then guides you through the seven steps of Sleep Dynamic Therapy to identify and treat the specific problems that are at the root of your sleeplessness. You'll discover that the Sleep Dynamic Therapy program not only improves your sleep quality, but also enhances many other aspects of your mental and physical well-being.

Whether you currently take over-the-counter or prescription sleeping pills, suffer from chronic or occasional insomnia, or awaken without feeling refreshed and energized, Sound Sleep, Sound Mind will help you get the sleep you deserve.

 

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Excellent Sleep Book - Best Available

User Review  - jdaynger - Borders

I've read several books on sleep disorders. Sound Sleep, Sound Mind is by far the best available. Dr. Krakow takes a unique, but extremely effective approach to curing all types of sleep disorders. Highly recommend. Read full review

Sound sleep, sound mind: 7 keys to sleeping through the night

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Over time, poor, "broken" sleep exacts a debilitating toll on our physical, mental, and emotional health, according to sleep medicine specialist Krakow (medical director, Maimonides Sleep Arts ... Read full review

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Contents

Introduction
1
Discovering the New Sleep Medicine
5
Building a Sleep Quality Brain Trust
16
The AntiSandman
28
Sleep in a Bottle
42
Solving Your Sleep Quality Puzzle
51
Countdown to Sound Sleep
61
Day Is Done
71
Feel the Feeling Then See It Clearly
165
Clear Sailing through Cloudy Skies
174
Emotional Freedom to Sleep without Drugs
189
Counting Blessings instead of Sheep
197
To Breathe Perchance to Sleep
203
The AntiSandman The Sequel
214
Waking Up to Better Breathing
223
The Nose Knows
231

Are You in the Wrong Time Zone?
79
Breaking the Time Barrier
88
The Sands of Time
95
Finding Comfort in the Eye of the Storm
105
Puzzling through It All
111
Imaginary Sleep Friends
119
Only You Can Prevent Sleepiness
129
Emotional Bedbugs That Bite
136
Emotional Layer Cakes
149
Another Balloon to Blow Up
238
Acing Your Sleep Test
251
A Return to the Lab
260
Welcome to Your Home Health Company
275
Moving On Up
287
The Long and Winding Road
294
Words of Wisdom
299
Index
301
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About the author (2010)

Barry Krakow, M.D., is a board-certified internist and sleep medicine specialist, the medical director of Maimonides Sleep Arts & Sciences, Ltd., and the principal investigator of the Sleep & Human Health Institute. Since 1988, Dr. Krakow's research teams have developed many innovative approaches for treating sleep patients with nightmares, insomnia, and sleep-disordered breathing. His works are published in numerous medical, psychiatric, and sleep journals. For more information about Dr. Krakow's work or to read his blog, visit his Web site, www.sleepdynamictherapy.com.

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