Insomnia is a Widespread Problem
Insomnia is a frustrating condition, defined as an inability to fall or remain asleep, which affects 30 – 60% of the population. Chronic insomnia can result in fatigue, mood disturbance, difficulty with focus, and poor performance at school or work. Insomnia can have many causes and is often associated with other underlying conditions which should be ruled out by a medical professional, including endocrine or gastrointestinal disorders, respiratory issues, or neurological conditions. Sleep disorders such as restless leg syndrome and sleep apnea can cause insomnia as well.
How We Help
The Ross Center has expertise in treating insomnia from a mental health perspective. Once a medical workup has been completed to rule out underlying medical issues, we conduct an assessment to determine factors affecting your sleep. Anxiety and depression can be the primary disorder causing insomnia, and we then provide evidence-based treatment to address these issues. There are often lifestyle issues, like shift work or poor sleep habits, that can contribute to insomnia. Research shows that a form of cognitive behavior therapy designed specifically to treat insomnia generates very positive results. You’ll find that insomnia is highly treatable at The Ross Center, and we’ll help you improve the quality and duration of your sleep.