A reported 76 percent of American adults have trouble sleeping at least a few night nights every week and chronic insomnia afflicts 15 to 20 percent of the population. Why is it so hard for so many of us to get the shut-eye we need and what can we do about it? In Reading Course R141, discover the social and environmental factors that make sleep so elusive, and practical clinical strategies sleeping better.
Here's What Reading Course R141, Exploring Our Need for Sleep, Covers:
- The insomniac nature of our entire civilization, in which sleep tends to be regarded as a waste of otherwise productive time.
- How our widespread fear and disregard for darkness—both literal and figurative—is one of the most overlooked factors in sleep disorders.
- The toxic impact of the workplace on the well-being of our clients.
- The steps necessary to restore the body’s circadian rhythms.
3 CE Credits • $39
R141 Exploring Our Need for Sleep Course Readings
Sleepless in America: Making It through the Night In A Wired World by Mary Sykes Wylie
Nightmind: Making Darkness Our Friend Again by Rubin Naiman
Technotrap: When Work Becomes Your Second Home by Margaret Wehrenberg et al.