Management of Insomnia in Patients with Chronic Pulmonary Disease

James D. Geyer, Megan E. Ruiter, Kenneth L. Lichstein

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Following a discussion of the impact of sleep disorders, the clinical management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder is discussed, as are asthma and obstructive sleep apnea. Restrictive lung diseases are outlined. The behaviorial management of insomnia appears to improve sleep and the implications are detailed. Finally, the pharmacologic treatment of insomnia for patients who have chronic pulmonary disease is reviewed in detail.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)581-588
Number of pages8
JournalSleep Medicine Clinics
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1 2008
Externally publishedYes


  • Insomnia
  • Pulmonary disease

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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