Enhancing Access to Insomnia Care (EASI Care): Implementing Brief Behavioral Treatment for Insomnia in Primary Care Mental Health Integration Clinics
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Health Services R&D
September 2020 -
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Background: Chronic insomnia, one of the most common health problems among Veterans, significantly impacts health, function, and quality of life. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBTI) is the first line treatment; however, despite efforts to train hundreds of VA clinicians to deliver CBTI, there are still significant barriers to providing adequate access to insomnia care. Up to 44% of Veterans seen in Primary Care report insomnia, making it an optimal clinical setting for improving acc...