Insomnia is often undiagnosed, or treated as a symptom of anxiety. This is the first guidebook for clinicians that considers the evaluation and management of insomnia and related sleep disturbances that occur conjointly with the common anxiety disorders.
Colleen E. Carney, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Ryerson Sleep and Depression Laboratory. She received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Louisiana State University, and completed two postdoctoral training fellowships: one in Cognitive Therapy for Depression and the other in Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Insomnia. She is currently the President of the Insomnia Special Interest Group of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. Dr. Carney's research and clinical focus is on the treatment of the comorbid insomnia that occurs in emotional disorders such as depression and anxiety. She has an active clinical practice at the Duke Insomnia and Sleep Research Program at Duke University Medical Center. Jack D. Edinger, Ph.D. is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University Medical Center, and Senior Psychologist at the Durham Veteran's Affairs Medical Center. He is certified in Behavioral Sleep Medicine by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine with 25 years of clinical and research experience with sleep-disordered patients. Dr. Edinger practices at the Duke Insomnia and Sleep Research Program at Duke University Medical Center.