Effectiveness of sleep hygiene to reduce insomnia among persons with suffering with obsessive compulsive disorder-pilot analysis
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Obsessive-compulsive disorder frequently have insomnia, and those with acute insomnia who also have mental comorbidities without therapy, they are more likely to develop persistent insomnia. We present a case of OCD with acute insomnia that was successfully treated with early non-pharmacological sleep psychiatry intervention. Sleep is necessary for brain function and the maintenance of cognitive and emotional processes. Insomnia and anxiety problems are common, and they're linked to a lot of damage and disability. In addition to being strongly comorbid with major depressive illness, there is evidence that sleeplessness and anxiety disorders frequently co-occur. The majority of insomnia psychological therapies include sleep hygiene. In terms of clinical practice, these instructions are a solid place to start. Obsessive-compulsive disorder is associated with sleep difficulties. Sleep difficulties are also common in people with obsessive-compulsive disorder, with up to 48% reporting them. Obsessive compulsive disorder research reveals a link between specific sleep habits and clinical factors such the severity of obsessive-compulsive symptoms, treatment resistance, and the age at which the disorder.
Saradhadevi. S, V. Hemavathy. Effectiveness of sleep hygiene to reduce insomnia among persons with suffering with obsessive compulsive disorder-pilot analysis. Cardiometry; Issue 22; May 2022; p.484-488; DOI: 10.18137/cardiometry.2022.22.484488; Available from: https://www.cardiometry.net/issues/no22-may-2022/effectiveness_sleep_hygiene