To Help Overcome Insomnia, Get Out of Bed: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Study  
1/31/2011 7:01:14 AM

NEW YORK (Reuters Life!) - For insomniacs to get better sleep, spending less time in bed may be key -- one part of short-term behavioral therapy that could help older adults beat insomnia, according to a study. Daniel Buysse, at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, led a research team that found that a few short visits and phone calls with a nurse as part of a brief behavioral treatment helped overcome chronic insomnia among older adults.