Insomnia

 

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“The last refuge of the insomniac is a sense of superiority to the sleeping world.”

― Leonard Cohen

 

Insomnia.

Latin: In (“without”)+ Somnus (“sleep”)

 

Insomnia (in-SOM-ne-ah) is a sleep disorder. People who have insomnia have trouble falling asleep, staying asleep, or both. As a result, they may get too little sleep or have poor-quality sleep. They may not feel refreshed when they wake up.

 

Resources:

What to Do When You Can’t Afford Therapy:

http://careforyourmind.org/what-to-do-when-you-cant-afford-therapy/

Sleep Diary:

https://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/insomnia/Documents/sleepdiary.pdf

Ted Ed video and lesson:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j5Sl8LyI7k8

https://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-causes-insomnia-dan-kwartler

 SleepStarved -A site for insomniacs and by insomniacs 

http://sleepstarved.org/

TheSleepGeek- Blog|Living With Insomnia

https://www.thesleepgeek.co.uk/blog/living-with-insomnia

 

 

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