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Learning module: assessing and managing insomnia

Learning module: assessing and managing insomnia
Depressed senior man lying in bed cannot sleep from insomnia

Module summary

Dr Roger Henderson explains what insomnia – or sleeplessness – is, how to assess it and how to manage it.

Key learning points

  • How insomnia affects people 
  • The causes and types of insomnia 
  • How to manage and treat insomnia

Author

Roger Henderson is a GP in Scotland 

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