23-07-2020 | Book Review
Colleen E. Carney: Goodnight Mind for Teens: Skills to Help You Quiet Noisy Thoughts and Get the Sleep You Need
Oakland, CA: Instant Help Books, 2020, 208 pp, ISBN: 9781684034383
Journal of Youth and Adolescence
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Sleep problems are common among adolescents, with 30–50% not receiving the recommended 8–10 h sleep/night (Kortesoja et al.
; Kosticova et al.
) and 10–20% suffering from sleep difficulties (Donskoy and Loghmanee
; Thumann et al.
). These problems can lead to difficulties with learning, attention, and memory (Doane et al.
). They also place the teen at higher risk for depression, anxiety, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, suicidality, and obesity (Jiskrova et al.
; Kortesoja et al.
; Semplonius and Willoughby
). A common treatment approach for sleep-related problems is cognitive behavioral therapy, which addresses thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. This approach provides the backbone for Colleen E. Carney’s
Goodnight Mind for Teens: Skills to Help You Quiet Noisy Thoughts and Get the Sleep You Need