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Journal of Sleep Disorders & Therapy

Journal of Sleep Disorders & Therapy
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0277

+44 1478 350008

Christian A Webb

Christian A Webb

McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA

Biography
McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA. A Brief and Selective Review of Treatment Approaches for Sleep Disturbance following Traumatic Brain Injury. Sleep disturbance often presents as a clinically significant symptom of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Research Interest

 His primary interest and research focus lies in investigating the psychosocial and neurobiological mechanisms underlying symptom improvement in psychotherapeutic and pharmacological interventions for depression, in particular Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT). Despite the large body of outcome research attesting to the efficacy of CBT for depression, strikingly little is known about how and why patients improve during treatment. An understanding of the “active ingredients” and mechanisms of therapeutic change in depression treatment, including CBT, is critical. More specifically, such knowledge can ultimately be used to maximize the efficacy and efficiency of treatments, while minimizing, or ideally eliminating, any inert or iatrogenic elements. In addition, he is also interested in understanding the etiology and pathophysiology of depression, as well as the low-cost, web-based dissemination of empirically supported treatments for depression and anxiety.

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