Sources of information
We have referred to published manuals, books and articles for much of the information in this site. We have also drawn on clinical experience gained from our own practice. Sources are acknowledged in the text and details of all sources are contained in the reference list.
- American Academy of Sleep Medicine (2001). International classification of sleep disorders, revised: Diagnostic and coding manual. Chicago, Illinois:American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
- American Psychiatric Association (2000): Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders, (4th Ed, Text Revision). Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Association.
- Budhiraja, R., Roth, T., Hudgel, D.W., Budhiraja, P. & Drake, C.L. (2011). Prevalence and polysomnographic correlates of insomnia comorbid with medical disorders. Sleep, 34(7) 859-867.
- Jacobs, G.D., Pace-Schott, E.F., Stickgold, R. & Otto, M.W. (2004). Cognitive behavior therapy and pharmacotherapy for insomnia: a randomized controlled trial and direct comparison, Archives of Internal Medicine, 164 (17) pp1888-1897
- Goetz, C.G. & Pappert, E.J. (Eds.) (1999). Textbook of clinical neurology, (1st Ed). Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders.
- Morin, C.M. & Espie, C.A.(2003) Insomnia, a clinical guide to assessment and treatment. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers.
- Morin C.M., Hauri PJ, Espie CA, Spielman AJ, Buysse DJ, Bootzin RR.(1999). Nonpharmacologic treatment of chronic insomnia. Sleep. 22:1134-1156.
- Morin, C.M., Vallieres, A., Guay, B., Ivers, H., Savard, J., Merette, C., Bastien, C. & Baillargeon, L.(2009). Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Singly and Combined With Medication, for Persistent Insomnia: A Randomized Controlled Trial. JAMA 301(19) 2005-2015 doi: 10.1001/jama.2009.682
- Perlis, M.L. & Lichstein, K.L. (Eds.) (2003). Treating sleep disorders: principles and practice of behavioral sleep medicine. Hoboken, New Jersey: Wiley & Sons, 2003.
- Ström, L., Pettersson, R., Andersson, G. (2004). Internet-based treatment for insomnia: A controlled evaluation. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology 72(1), 113-120 doi: 10.1037/0022-006X.72.1.113.
- Vincent, N., Lewecky, S. (2009) .Logging on for better sleep: RCT of the effectiveness of online treatment for insomnia. Sleep 32(6) 807-815.
Useful contact list
- Australasian Sleep Association – peak scientific body in Australia and New Zealand: http://www.sleep.org.au/
Represents clinicians, scientists and researchers in the area of Sleep.
- The Sleep Health Foundation: http://www.sleephealthfoundation.org.au/
Offers research based information to encourage the prevention and control of sleep disorders and sleep deprivation.
- Beyondblue – the national depression initiative: http://www.beyondblue.org.au/
Site offering free information and assistance for people suffering from depression.
- DepressioNet – comprehensive online resource: http://www.depressionet.org.au/
Offers 24-hour information, help and support for people with depression.
- MoodGYM – training program: http://moodgym.anu.edu.au/
Free CBT self-help program for people vulnerable to depression and anxiety.
- Online Anxiety Prevention Project – University of Queensland: http://www2.psy.uq.edu.au/~jkweb/
Free CBT program for people suffering the effects of anxiety and panic.
- The American Academy of Sleep Medicine - a professional membership organization: http://www.aasmnet.org/
The AASM's mission is to assure quality care for patients with sleep disorders, promote the advancement of sleep research and provide public and professional education.
- Ybblue – beyondblue’s youth program: http://beyondblue.org.au/about-us/programs/youth-program-youthbeyondblue
Free information and assistance for young people experiencing depression.
If you need to find a sleep therapist in your area, try the following, or contact STA:
- Australian Psychological Society (APS) Find and Psychologist Service: http://www.psychology.org.au/FaP/
- Canadian Psychological Association (CPA); Deciding to see a psychologist http://www.cpa.ca/public/decidingtoseeapsychologist/; Finding the psychologist for you http://www.cpa.ca/public/findingapsychologist/
- The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) find a Sleep Center:
- The British Psychological Society (BPS) directory of Chartered Psychologists:
If you offer information, products or services which may assist the users of this site, and would like to be listed or linked, please contact us for further information.
- International Coffee Organization: http://www.ico.org/caffeine.asp
- Important Things to Know About Insomnia
Information from the Sleep Health Foundation.
- Reawakening the Nation
Research shows sleep disorders cost Australia more that $5 billion per year.
- Getting a Good Night's Sleep with the Help of Psychology
From the American Psychological Association.
- Insomnia and Depression
From ABC TV (Australia): New Dimensions Program.
- Sleep Hygiene
From the Victorian Government's Better Health Channel.