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Insomnia is diagnosed when someone has problems falling asleep or staying asleep and sleep that
does occur is heavily disturbed.

Initial insomnia- falling asleep

Middle insomnia- remaining asleep

Terminal insomnia- waking up too early

Insomnia can be mild, acute and chronic. It affects 10% of adults and is…

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temporary so when it over sleep should return to normal. However with chronic stress the stressor

Sleep Hygiene and bedtime behaviour- bad sleep hygiene such as caffeine, alcohol, nicotine,
stimulating activities i.e. watching TV, doing homework and chatting on the phone all disturb the
progression of calming and slowing…


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