Qualitative insights into cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia in people with chronic pain

Takeaway

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia improves sleep and functional outcomes in veterans with chronic pain.

Why this matters

    Although current guidelines recommend CBT-I as the first-line treatment for insomnia, little is known about how well received this tool is in the context of chronic pain. These insights could encourage the use of nonpharmacological sleep treatments such as CBT-I for people with chronic pain.