Journal Details

Behavioral Sleep Medicine

Behavioral Sleep Medicine


Published By: Routledge
Volume Number: 9
Frequency: 6 issues per year
Print ISSN: 1540-2002
Online ISSN: 1540-2010

Aims & Scope

Behavioral Sleep Medicine addresses behavioral dimensions of normal and abnormal sleep mechanisms and the prevention, assessment, and treatment of sleep disorders and associated behavioral and emotional problems. Standards for interventions acceptable to this journal are guided by established principles of behavior change. Intending to serve as the intellectual home for the application of behavioral/cognitive science to the study of normal and disordered sleep, the journal paints a broad stroke across the behavioral sleep medicine landscape. Its content includes scholarly investigation of such areas as normal sleep experience, insomnia, the relation of daytime functioning to sleep, parasomnias, circadian rhythm disorders, treatment adherence, pediatrics, and geriatrics. Multidisciplinary approaches are particularly welcome. The journal' domain encompasses human basic, applied, and clinical outcome research. Behavioral Sleep Medicine also embraces methodological diversity, spanning innovative case studies, quasi-experimentation, randomized trials, epidemiology, and critical reviews.

2012 Journal Citations Report® ranks Behavioral Sleep Medicine 155th out of 191 journals in Clinical Neurology and 96th out of 135 journals in Psychiatry with a 2012 Impact Factor of 1.125
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Peer Review Policy: All research articles in this journal have undergone rigorous peer review , based on initial editor screening and refereeing by three anonymous reviewers.

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