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Behavioral Sleep
The practice places a very strong emphasis on behavioral sleep medicine.  There are significant associations between poor sleep and neurocognitive deficits and complications including attention deficit, hyperactivity, impulsivity, aggressiveness and poor learning.  In addition conditions such as narcolepsy are associated with affective disorders including depression.  Patients with anxiety disorder are more prone to insomnia.
Dr. Kimberly Justice a clinical psychologist, runs an excellent behavioral sleep department focused on identifying sleep patients at risk of being diagnosed with neuropsychiatric conditions that may be mimicking sleep disorders.  She also focuses on cognitive behavioral therapy, group therapy as well as family therapy to help patients with a variety of sleep disorders.

 
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