Stimulus Control Therapy


  1. Develop a sedentary evening routine, which begins before the desired bedtime
  2. Use the bedroom only for sleep.
  3. Go to bed only when you feel sleepy or tired.
  4. If sleep does not occur easily or within a reasonable time, get out of bed, go to a comfortable living area and do something relaxing.
  5. Return to bed when you feel sleepy or tired.
  6. Get up at the same, predetermined time each morning regardless of how poorly you slept that night.
  7. Avoid daytime naps.

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