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Best Insomnia Books You Should Read

Until you’ve consumed all of the best Insomnia books, can you even claim to be a true fan?

End the Insomnia Struggle: A Step-by-Step Guide to Help You Get to Sleep and Stay Asleep (2016)

 Best Insomnia Books You Should ReadEveryone struggles with sleep from time to time, but when sleepless nights and overtired days become the norm, your well-being is compromised, and frustration and worry increase—including concerns about what’s stopping you from getting the sleep you need, and what can be done about it.
Author(s): Ehrnstrom PhD ABPP, Colleen, Brosse PhD, Alisha L.

Insomnia (2016)

 Best Insomnia Books You Should ReadA #1 national bestseller—“A yarn so packed with suspense, romance, literary reference, fascinating miscellaneous knowledge, and heart that only Stephen King could have written it. Marvelous—that is, full of marvels” (Booklist).Since his wife died, Ralph Roberts has been having trouble sleeping. Each night he wakes up a bit earlier, until he’s barely sleeping at all. During his late night walks, he observes some strange things going on in Derry, Maine.
Author(s): Stephen King

Say Good Night to Insomnia: The Six-Week, Drug-Free Program Developed At Harvard Medical School (2009)

 Best Insomnia Books You Should ReadFor the past ten years, sleep-deprived Americans have found natural, drug-free relief from insomnia with the help of Dr. Gregg D. Jacobs’s Say Good Night to Insomnia. Jacobs’s program, developed and tested at Harvard Medical School and based on cognitive behavioral therapy, has been shown to improve sleep long-term in 80 percent of patients, making it the gold standard for treatment.
Author(s): Gregg D. Jacobs, Herbert Benson

Insomnia Solved: A Self-Directed Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBTI) Program (2018)

 Best Insomnia Books You Should ReadBased on the latest advances in sleep research and Dr. Peters’ extensive clinical experience in treating sleep disorders, this self-guided program can help to resolve chronic insomnia. Cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBTI) is often structured as a 6-week treatment program that can help people who have difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep, or find that sleep is unrefreshing.
Author(s): Peters M.D., Brandon R.

The 4-Week Insomnia Workbook: A Drug-Free Program to Habits and Achieve Restful Sleep (2019)

 Best Insomnia Books You Should ReadPut insomnia to bed in just 4 weeks.If you’re reading this, you’ve probably figured out that counting sheep, doing a headstand or wearing socks won’t get you to sleep. Good news―addressing the root causes of your insomnia can.
Author(s): Dittoe Barrett PhD, Sara

Mindfulness for Insomnia: A Four-Week Guided Program to Relax Your Body, Calm Your Mind, and Get the Sleep You Need (2019)

 Best Insomnia Books You Should ReadSleep plays a crucial role in our waking lives. While we sleep, our bodies are recharging with energy, damaged tissue is repaired, and our memories are stored. When we don't get enough sleep, we are tired, less positive, less motivated, less focused, and more likely to feel depressed. We may even experience more intense cravings for high-fat, sugar-rich foods. And yet, despite the myriad advantages of getting a good night's sleep, countless people suffer from chronic insomnia.
Author(s): Polan Orzech MA LMFT, Catherine , Moorcroft PhD, William H. , et al.

Cognitive Behavioral Treatment of Insomnia: A Session-by-Session Guide (2008)

 Best Insomnia Books You Should Read• CBT is a new, increasingly popular method of treatment that provides measurable results and is therefore reimbursed by insurance companies • Title is ahead of the curve, there’s no competition • Concise, practical manual • Contains reader-friendly, role-playing exercises to apply to daily practice
Author(s): Michael L. Perlis, Carla Jungquist, et al.

Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams (2018)

 Best Insomnia Books You Should ReadWith two appearances on CBS This Morning and Fresh Air’s most popular interview of 2017, Matthew Walker has made abundantly clear that sleep is one of the most important but least understood aspects of our life. Until very recently, science had no answer to the question of why we sleep, or what good it served, or why we suffer such devastating health consequences when it is absent.
Author(s): Walker PhD, Matthew

The Women’s Guide to Overcoming Insomnia: Get a Good Night’s Sleep Without Relying on Medication (2019)

 Best Insomnia Books You Should ReadFor every woman who “does it all” . . . except get a good night’s sleep! More than 60 percent of American women have trouble sleeping― which isn’t surprising, as they have a higher risk of developing sleeping problems. But addressing this issue is more nuanced for women than for men; pregnancy and menopause are just two factors that add complexity to an already difficult problem.
Author(s): ShelHarris

The Insomnia Workbook: A Comprehensive Guide to Getting the Sleep You Need (A New Harbinger Self-Help Workbook) (2009)

 Best Insomnia Books You Should ReadForget expensive mattresses, fancy foam pillows, and white noise machines. There’s no better treatment for insomnia than cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT).
Author(s): Stephanie Silberman, Charles Morin

Hello Midnight: An Insomniacs Literary Bedside Companion (2001)

 Best Insomnia Books You Should ReadA lively collection of literary facts, excerpts, quotations, and quips for the chronic insomniac features words of wisdom on sleeplessness from Rudyard Kipling, Fran Liebowitz, Job, and Marcel Proust; fascinating trivia about famous insomniacs, a tongue-in-cheek guide to sleeping aids; suggestions of things to do if one cannot sleep; and more. Original. 20,000 first printing.
Author(s): Deborah Bishop, David B. Levy

Overcoming Insomnia: A Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Approach, Therapist Guide (Treatments That Work) (2014)

 Best Insomnia Books You Should ReadIt is estimated that one in ten U.S. adults suffers from chronic insomnia. If left untreated, chronic insomnia reduces quality of life and increases risk for psychiatric and medical disease, especially depression and anxiety. The Overcoming Insomnia treatment program uses evidence-based cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) methods to correct poor sleep habits.
Author(s): Jack D. Edinger, Colleen E. Carney

Best Insomnia Books You Should Read

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some insomnia books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

The Search for the Perfect Protein: The Key to Solving Weight Loss, Depression, Fatigue, Insomnia, and Osteoporosis

Author(s): Dr. David Minkoff
ID: 2391304, Publisher: Lioncrest Publishing, Year: 28 May 2019, Size: 31 Mb, Format: epub

Hello Sleep: The Science and Art of Overcoming Insomnia Without Medications

Author(s): Jade Wu
ID: 3673969, Publisher: St. Martin's Publishing Group, Year: 2023, Size: 16 Mb, Format: epub

In Search of Sleep: An Insomniac's Quest to Understand the Science, Psychology, and Culture of Sleeplessness

Author(s): Bregje Hofstede
ID: 3681729, Publisher: Greystone Books, Year: 2023, Size: 5 Mb, Format: epub

Please note that this booklist is not errorless. Some books are absolutely record-breakers according to Los Angeles Times, others are written by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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