CASE OF THE COMBINED APPLICATION OF COGNITIVE-BEHAVIOR THERAPY AND ZOPICLONE IN CHRONIC INSOMNIA


S.L. Tsenteradze, M.G. Poluektov, P.V. Pchelina

FSAEI HE “I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University” of MHRF (Sechenov University), Moscow
Insomnia is characterized by the difficulties in falling asleep and sleep maintenance, and various types of disorders of day-to-day functioning. «Insomnia» both as a symptom and as disease has serious professional and social consequences, affecting daytime activity and professional abilities. The main role in the pathogenesis of insomnia is played by the state of cerebral hyperactivation, which has cognitive, electrophysiological and metabolic manifestations. The method of choice in the treatment of most forms of insomnia is cognitive-behavioral therapy. Third generation hypnotics are the most common pharmacological treatments for insomnia, and zopiclone occupies one of the leading places among them.

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Corresponding author: S.L. Tsenteradze – Neurologist, Department of Sleep Medicine UCH № 3 FSAEI HE I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University of MHRF (Sechenov University), Moscow; e-mail: s.tsenteradze@mail.ru


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