Sleep on This: Good Books About Sleep

Sleep on This: Good Books About Sleep


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Reading and sleep just naturally go together. To take this partnering a step further, here are three books that provide interesting advice on getting good sleep and rest for adults and children. Please note that we do not endorse these books but are providing them as an informational resource.

Sleeping Through the Night, Revised Edition: How Infants, Toddlers, and Their Parents Can Get a Good Night's Sleep

Drawing on her ten years of experience in the assessment and treatment of common sleep problems in children, Dr. Jodi A. Mindell provides tips and techniques, the answers to commonly asked questions, and case studies and quotes from parents who have successfully solved their children's sleep problems. Dr. Mindell also offers practical tips on bedtime training and shows how all members of the family can cope with the stresses associated with teaching a child to sleep.

Can't Sleep, Can't Stay Awake: A Woman's Guide to Sleep Disorders by Meir H. Kryger

"Can't Sleep, Can't Stay Awake" will help the reader understand why and provide answers to their sleep problems.Written in a clear, easy-to-read style, and packed with useful case studies, this book covers wat healthy sleep is and how much we should be getting every night; sleep problems unique to women; how family, psychological conditions, and the 24/7 world can cause sleep problems; and, how to combat specific disorders such as sleep apnea and insomnia that may be causing your symptoms.


Sound Sleep, Sound Mind: 7 Keys to Sleeping Through the Night by Barry Krakow

Sound Sleep, Sound Mind focuses on all the causes--mental, emotional, and physical--that contribute to insomnia and poor sleep. This book explains why sleep problems are almost always a mind and body issue, and then takes the reader through the seven steps of Sleep Dynamic Therapy to identify and treat the specific problems that are at the root of sleeplessness.

For more books on sleep and various topics related to sleep visit the National Sleep Foundation website.

Robin Azevedo