presleep

presleep

(priːˈsliːp)
adj
(Psychoanalysis) of the period immediately before sleep
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Other plausible indicators included height, weight, neck circumference, chest circumference, waist circumference, presleep blood pressure, and postsleep blood pressure.
Another useful strategy is to try to encourage the patient to engage in as many "typical" presleep rituals as he or she would at home.
Special considerations for the application of CBTI for patients with PTSD-related sleep problems include, among other things, cognitive therapy techniques such as cost-benefit analysis for addressing fear of going to sleep and presleep perimeter checks, methods for addressing hyperarousal, and interventions to decrease such maladaptive behavior following nightmare arousals as staying awake trying to figure out the meaning of a nightmare (Manber et al.
Furthermore, the findings suggested that the reduction in disturbing presleep cognitions, defined as the thoughts individuals have just before going to sleep, was the mechanism underlying the relationship between gratitude and sleep quality.
Patient-reported benefits from the presleep routine approach to treating insomnia: Findings from a treatment development trial.
Then, 20 minutes later, with the whiff of a nappy and a presleep tantrum building, we thought maybe the K Club should be our wee secret
Establish a presleep routine that promotes relaxation, such as a warm bath, reading, watching television or doing relaxation exercises.
Haunted Passages, an 80s retro choice, does not show its age, being concerned with the semiconscious mind-drifting of presleep.
Presleep cognitions in patients with insomnia secondary to chronic pain.