Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2020, Page: 6-11
The Dynamic Modell of Sleep Disorders - A Therapy-Tool for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Non-organic Sleep Disorders
Carolin Marx-Dick, Institute for Clinical Psychology, Technical University, Dresden, Germany
Received: Dec. 9, 2019;       Accepted: Dec. 25, 2019;       Published: Jan. 21, 2020
DOI: 10.11648/j.ajpn.20200801.12      View  537      Downloads  162
The dynamic model of sleep disorders was carried out in the framework of the study of the dynamic of sleep disorders. On the basis of this circulation model, deficient sleep areas can be uncovered and a disturbance model can be developed together with the patients. Afterwards an individuell therapeutic rationale for breaking out of the "vicious circle" of sleep disturbances can be created. The study was a randomized controlled study. Test subjects suffered from non-organic insomnia. Also person suffering from psychological comorbidities were included. A total of 158 records were included in the calculations. The 5 expected factors "disturbed sleep", "fatigue during the day", "reduced performance", "worries" and "tension" could be extracted by factor analysis. Thus the "dynamic model of sleep disorders" could be mapped on the basis of the data of the SLEEP Quality Inventory. Overall, it can be said that all theoretically expected factors could be extracted on the basis of the factor analysis of the data. However, some factors showed weaknesses regarding a clean load of items. The following practical application of the model and the intervention showed that the model depicts only 2 levels of the behaviour and experience of the affected persons, the "psychophysiology and cognitions" as well as the "homeostatic principle". A third level of explication, "emotional dysregulation" has to be regarded in future.
Insomnia, Sleep Disorders, Kognitive Behavioral Therapy, CBT-I, Dynamic Modell
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Carolin Marx-Dick, The Dynamic Modell of Sleep Disorders - A Therapy-Tool for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Non-organic Sleep Disorders, American Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience. Vol. 8, No. 1, 2020, pp. 6-11. doi: 10.11648/j.ajpn.20200801.12
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