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August 3, 2015

Penn Study Shows Chronic Insomnia Sufferers May Find Relief with Half of Standard Sleeping Pill Dosing Regimen

Findings Point to Use of Placebos to Help Sufferers Sleep

The roughly nine million Americans who rely on prescription sleeping pills to treat chronic insomnia may be able to get relief from as little as half of the drugs, and may even be helped by taking placebos in the treatment plan, according to new research published today in the journal Sleep Medicine by researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine. Read more ...

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The unfortunate fact is that the Penn Center for Youth and Family Trauma Response and Recovery meets a need in today's world. Steven J. Berkowitz, M.D., and his team are dedicated to helping children move beyond a horrifying event.

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