CBT App for Insomnia Wins Prize

Kudos to Sleepio! It just won the Wired Health Bupa Startup competition. This web and mobile app that personalizes cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to people with insomnia is backed by solid research.

Watch Dr. Hames, co-founding scientist and recovered insomniac himself, describe how it works, the way it was tested, and the impressive results of the study.

Reference:

Espie CA; Kyle SD; Williams C; Ong JC; Douglas NJ; Hames P; Brown JSL. A randomized, placebo-controlled trial of online cognitive behavioral therapy for chronic insomnia disorder delivered via an automated media-rich web application. SLEEP 2012;35(6):769-781.

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