The effects of an intervention group with the support of non-pharmacological Chinese medicine on older Chinese adults with insomnia: A pilot study

Kai Fong Chan*, Petrus Y N NG, Ka Ying Ng

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Abstract

This article reports a pilot study on an intervention group which integrated behavioral treatment and non-pharmacological Chinese medicine to reduce the problem of insomnia for older Chinese adults. Findings showed that the six-session group intervention was effective. The highlight of each session was presented and implications for social work practice discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)791-803+832+835+838+841
JournalInternational Social Work
Volume49
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2006

Scopus Subject Areas

  • Social Sciences (miscellaneous)
  • Sociology and Political Science

User-Defined Keywords

  • Behavioral treatment
  • Chinese medicine
  • Elderly group insomnia

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