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Healthy Sleep; Sleep Vignettes

11/05/2007

Why Sleep Matters Overview Video: Why Sleep Matters Sleep researchers are discovering how sleep is vital for learning and memory, and how lack of sleep impacts our health, safety, and longevity. Duration: 6:13 Behavioral Sleep Consultation A consultation with a behavioral sleep specialist can identify sleep problems and offer practical solutions. Duration (total): 11:08 Behavioral Sleep Consultation - Segment Chapters: The Problem Margaret describes her lifelong struggle with insomnia. Duration: 1:27 The Consultation Margaret meets with Dr. Stephen Amira, a behavioral sleep specialist, to identify the possible causes of her insomnia. Duration: 4:18 The Strategies Dr. Amira presents Margaret with a program of strategies designed to help her get better sleep. Duration: 3:14 The Results Margaret talks about the challenges and successes she has had after six weeks of implementing the behavioral sleep strategies. Duration: 2:10 Changes in Sleep With Age Vignettes: Kirsten’s Story: Developing Sleep Routines in Children Balancing the demands of work and parenthood, Kirsten explores how developing sleep routines in her children can help ensure a lifetime of healthy sleep habits. Duration: 4:49 Matt’s Story: Rethinking School Start Times Because their body rhythms drift in a later direction, many teens struggle to wake up for school. Matt decides that it is time to address this problem at his school. Duration: 4:12 Sleep Strategies Later in Life Sleep problems are not inevitable as we age, though individuals need to pay attention to healthy sleep habits. Duration: 4:22


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Series
Healthy Sleep
Program
Sleep Vignettes
Program Number

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Series Description

Healthy Sleep: Understanding the third of our lives we so often take for granted is a Web site that aims to help the general public understand sleep and to get the sleep they need. It is based on the belief that sleep is of equal importance to two other key aspects of health: proper nutrition and regular exercise. Together, these three—nutrition, exercise, and sleep—form the three pillars of health.

A production of WGBH Educational Foundation and the Harvard Medical School Division of Sleep Medicine. Series release date: 1/2/2008

Program Description

Why Sleep Matters Overview Video: Why Sleep Matters Sleep researchers are discovering how sleep is vital for learning and memory, and how lack of sleep impacts our health, safety, and longevity. Duration: 6:13

Behavioral Sleep Consultation A consultation with a behavioral sleep specialist can identify sleep problems and offer practical solutions. Duration (total): 11:08

Behavioral Sleep Consultation - Segment Chapters: The Problem Margaret describes her lifelong struggle with insomnia. Duration: 1:27

The Consultation Margaret meets with Dr. Stephen Amira, a behavioral sleep specialist, to identify the possible causes of her insomnia. Duration: 4:18

The Strategies Dr. Amira presents Margaret with a program of strategies designed to help her get better sleep. Duration: 3:14

The Results Margaret talks about the challenges and successes she has had after six weeks of implementing the behavioral sleep strategies. Duration: 2:10

Changes in Sleep With Age Vignettes:

Kirsten’s Story: Developing Sleep Routines in Children Balancing the demands of work and parenthood, Kirsten explores how developing sleep routines in her children can help ensure a lifetime of healthy sleep habits. Duration: 4:49

Matt’s Story: Rethinking School Start Times Because their body rhythms drift in a later direction, many teens struggle to wake up for school. Matt decides that it is time to address this problem at his school. Duration: 4:12

Sleep Strategies Later in Life Sleep problems are not inevitable as we age, though individuals need to pay attention to healthy sleep habits. Duration: 4:22

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Topics
Health
Citation
Chicago: “Healthy Sleep; Sleep Vignettes,” 11/05/2007, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 11, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2B0052E4684242E68F2FE5613F459134.
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APA: Healthy Sleep; Sleep Vignettes. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2B0052E4684242E68F2FE5613F459134
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