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AAN 2021 | Behavioral sleep medicine in neurology patients

Michelle Jonelis, MD, Redwood Pulmonary Medical Associates, Redwood City, CA, talks on behavioral sleep medicine to manage insomnia and circadian rhythm disturbances in neurology patients. This practice involves teaching patients techniques to modify their sleep and lifestyle habits to improve their sleep. Dr Jonelis emphasize the importance of neurologists’ awareness about cognitive behavioral therapy as the recommended treatment for insomnia instead of medications. This interview took place during the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) 2021 Annual Meeting.