Online therapy for insomnia (Minnesota Public Radio, MPR)

August 14, 2009 by

Sleep researchers in the U.S. and Canada have developed online programs to help those suffering from insomnia. Advocates say the programs could make non-pharmaceutical treatments available to large numbers of people, but some are concerned about taking medical professionals out of the picture.

Frances Thorndike: assistant professor of in the department of psychiatry neurobehavioral sciences at the university of Virginia. She is co-creator of an online program to help people suffering from insomnia. The program is called SHUTi–Sleep Healthy Using the Internet.
Michel Cramer-Borneman: co-director of the Minnesota Regional Sleep Disorders Center at Hennepin County Medical Center.