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Sleep psychology and insomnia.

Insomnia is a sleep disorder that causes difficulty in falling asleep, staying asleep, or getting quality sleep. There are basically 3 types of insomnia which includes transient insomnia (less than one week) acute insomnia (short term) and chronic insomnia (long term.)

People with insomnia cannot fall asleep, or stay asleep long enough to get proper rest. Over time, a lack of sleep can lead to health problems such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and weight gain. Sleep psychologists have specialised knowledge of the sleep psychology processes to study sleep patterns, and evaluate as well as, treat sleep disorders.

Adelaide insomnia clinic.

Sleep psychologists are skilled in the use of a range of sleep-specific conditions, such as psychological, behavioural, physiological, and cognitive tests to assess and identify sleep disorders.

The symptoms of insomnia may include:

A sleep psychologist is able to help you identify any underlying stress and behaviours that may be interfering with your sleep.

Contact Matthew Tweedie at the clinic for more information, and to book your appointment.

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