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How effective is cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia?

I have insomnia and want to have cognitive-behavioral therapy. How effective is cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia?

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It is an extremely effective technique for most patients. Anxiety and depression are among the most common causes of insomnia and if they are present, they need to be treated along with the insomnia for best results. I would encourage you to pursue this proven treatment.
Multiple large studies have shown to more effective than meds but the combination works faster. My article on site reviews how I discuss CBT with patients
Check this link out:
https://sleep.simplehabit.com/onboarding/sp1Eve/landingPage?utm_source=Google&utm_campaign=12575143375&utm_medium=120361686955&utm_term=cognitive%20behavioral%20therapy%20for%20insomnia&gclid=CjwKCAjw3_KIBhA2EiwAaAAlisnyeEazbJKIrCbX9Vu6kOmL6an2q2BB7S_PqQCvEB8gYM2skpzeOBoCbuMQAvD_BwE
or
https://www.sleepfoundation.org/insomnia/treatment/cognitive-behavioral-therapy-insomnia