›› 2018, Vol. 38 ›› Issue (5): 556-.doi: 10.3969/j.issn.1674-8115.2018.05.015

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Application of computerized cognitive behavioral therapy in sleep disorders

ZHAO Ya-juan, FU Hao, WANG Yong   

  1. Shanghai Mental Health Center, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai 200030, China
  • Online:2018-05-28 Published:2018-05-28
  • Supported by:
    National Key Research and Development Program of China, 2016YFC1307100; Shanghai Municipal Commission of Health and Family Planning Research Fund, 201640107; Shanghai Jiao Tong University Medical Engineering (Science) Cross Research Fund, YG2016MS39]。

Abstract: Sleep disorders,which have high incidence and complicated mechanisms, are a prevalent public health problem that cannot be ignored. It is confirmed that the drug therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy are the main ways to treat sleep disorders effectively. However, these therapies do have limitations. For example, the tolerance and dependency of drug therapy means that it cannot be taken for a long period of time, as well as the cognitive behavioral therapy is greatly influencedlocation and economy factors. Thus, computerized cognitive behavioral therapy (CCBT) comes into being, with its convenience and economic advantages. Currently, the CCBT is systematic in some countries, which is still in the beginning stage in China. The application and efficacy of CCBT and the existing problems were reviewed in this paper.

Key words: sleep disorders, drug therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, computerized cognitive behavioral therapy (CCBT)

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