Insomnia and PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)

Publications and Research

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Platoni K, Oakley R, Haltiwanger SG, Kirsch TB, Marksberry J and Price LR. First responder research shows that electrical brain stimulation helps control anxiety, insomnia, and depressionJJ Psych Behav Sci. 2019; 6(1): 25-31.

Anxiety, Depression, Insomnia, First responderopen

Yennurajalingam Set al. Cranial electrotherapy stimulation for the management of depression, anxiety, sleep disturbance, and pain in patients with advanced cancer: a preliminary study. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management.  2018, 55(2): 198–206.

Cancer, CES, Insomnia, Pain, Anxiety, Depressionopen

O’Hara C and Putnam H. Sleep: the missing link. Sleep assessment and interventions for combat veterans with disrupted sleep. Combat Stress; 2017, 6(1): 3-18.

CES, Insomnia, Military, VeteransReview

Libretto S, Hilton L, Gordon S, and Zhang W. Effects of Integrative PTSD Treatment in a Military Health Setting. Energy Psychology. 2015; 7(2):33-44.

CES, Cranial Electrotherapy, Military, PTSD, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Integrative Medicine, Complementary Medicine, Alternative Medicine, CAM, EFT, Emotional Freedom Techniques, EMDR


A_13%20Lande%20Insomnie.JPGLande, R. Gregory and Gragnani, Cynthia. Efficacy of cranial electric stimulation for the treatment of insomnia: A randomized pilot study. Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 21(1):8-13, 2013.CES, Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation, InsomniaRCT
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Alfred G. Bracciano, Wen-Pin Chang, Stephanie Kokesh, Abe Martinez, Melissa Meier & Kathleen Moore. Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation in the Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Pilot Study of Two Military Veterans. Journal of Neurotherapy, 16(1): 60-69, 2012.CES, Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation, PTSD, Post Traumatic Stress Disorderopen
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Clark, Nancy, Mills, Daniel & Marchant, Jeremy. Evaluation of the potential efficacy of the Alpha-Stim SCS in the Horse. DeMontfort University Equestrian Centre and Field Station, Caythorpe, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom. January, 2000.CES, Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation, Dozing, Anxiety, Horsesopen