Brief behavioral therapy improves sleep disturbance in Crohn’s

Patients with Crohn’s disease improved sleep disturbance with a stepped-care approach that included brief behavioral therapy, according to study results.Eva Szigethy, MD, PhD, of the visceral inflammation and pain center at the University of Pittsburgh, and colleagues wrote that behavioral interventions for insomnia have shown promise in sleep improvement and fatigue in some patients with chronic diseases.“The feasibility of sleep interventions has not been tested in young adults and adolescents with CD,” they wrote.The study was part of a two-phase open trial that exploredRead More

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