Cookies on this website
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you click 'Continue' we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies and you won't see this message again. Click 'Find out more' for information on how to change your cookie settings.

This paper suggests that a 24-hour perspective may be useful when considering attention and learning deficits. Sleep-wake schedules are placed within a conceptual model of arousal and attention, and it is argued that an “optimal” schedule may predict improved functioning. A synopsis of five clinical cases illustrates the application of behavioural treatment principles, designed to optimize the sleep-wake schedule. Although promising results were achieved, these must be taken as preliminary and it is hoped that further systematic study will be prompted. © 1993, British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies. All rights reserved.

Original publication

DOI

10.1017/S0141347300017808

Type

Journal article

Journal

Behavioural Psychotherapy

Publication Date

01/01/1993

Volume

21

Pages

51 - 55