“Sleep to Your Heart's Content - Insomnia Intervention for Cardiac Patients”
Research aims: 1. To determine if participation in a group-based cognitive behavioural therapy intervention (CBT-I) intervention results in improved sleep quality. 2. To determine if participation in a group-based CBT-I intervention results in improved cardiovascular disease risk factors, and if the CBT-I intervention moderates that relationship.
Behavioral - CBT-I
Each weekly session will focus on several psychological and behavioural techniques that include sleep restriction, relaxation strategies, cognitive therapy, stimulus control therapy, and education about proper sleep hygiene.
Sleep to Your Heart's Content - Insomnia Intervention for Cardiac Patients