To learn more about sleep disorders and their treatments, check out some of the following resources.
Beating Insomnia with Commonsense, Medical, and New Age Techniques
Francis B. Buda, MD
New York, 2000
No More Sleepless Nights
Peter Hauri, PhD, and Shirley Linde, PhD
John Wiley & Sons
New York, 1996
Say Good Night to Insomnia
A Drug-Free Program Developed at Harvard Medical School
Gregg D. Jacobs, PhD
New York, 2009
American Academy of Sleep Medicine
This association’s website features less consumer-oriented information than the others listed here, but the site is still useful.
American Sleep Apnea Association
The ASAA provides information on sleep apnea and also organizes a national network of support groups.
National Sleep Foundation
An organization that offers information on sleep disorders and funds sleep research. A number of brochures and fact sheets with helpful hints for better sleep can be viewed on its website.
Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation
The foundation’s website has information on restless legs syndrome, a directory of clinical trials, and a list of support groups.
This site offers information and links on sleep disorders, discussion forums, and an e-mail newsletter.