Can CBT effectively treat adult insomnia disorder?
Q: Can CBT effectively treat adult insomnia disorder? Evidence-based answer: Yes. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) administered individually, in a group setting, or on the internet is effective for treating insomnia in adults compared with control (strength of recommendation [SOR]: A, meta-analyses). CBT is comparable to pharmacotherapy for improving measures of sleep (SOR: A, comparative meta-analysis). CBT produces sustainable improvements in subjective sleep quality for adults with comorbid insomnia (SOR: A, metaanalysis).
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