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CBTi is aimed at changing sleep habits and scheduling factors, as well as misconceptions about sleep and insomnia that perpetuate sleep difficulties.

Cognitive behaviour therapy includes various combinations of both cognitive as well as behavioural interventions.

The cognitive component is aimed at changing patients’ beliefs and attitudes about insomnia. The behavioural component includes combining treatments such as sleep hygiene, stimulus control therapy, muscle relaxation training and sleep restriction.