Lynda Belanger

Summary

Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Insomnia and generalized anxiety disorder: effects of cognitive behavior therapy for gad on insomnia symptoms
    Lynda Belanger
    Ecole de Psychologie, Universite Laval, Laval, Que, Canada G1K 7P4
    J Anxiety Disord 18:561-71. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of sleep changes in control groups of insomnia treatment trials
    Lynda Belanger
    Ecole de Psychologie, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada
    J Sleep Res 16:77-84. 2007
  3. pmc [Insomnia and increased use of sleep medication among seniors: problems and alternative treatment]
    Lynda Belanger
    L Ecole de Psychologie, l Université Laval, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Can Fam Physician 52:968-73. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Self-efficacy and compliance with benzodiazepine taper in older adults with chronic insomnia
    Lynda Belanger
    Ecole de Psychologie, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Health Psychol 24:281-7. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of insomnia and its treatment in Canada
    Charles M Morin
    Ecole de Psychologie, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Psychiatry 56:540-8. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome after discontinuation of benzodiazepines for insomnia: a survival analysis of relapse
    Charles M Morin
    Ecole de Psychologie, Universite Laval, Quebec City, Que, Canada G1K 7P4
    Behav Res Ther 43:1-14. 2005
  7. doi request reprint The natural history of insomnia: a population-based 3-year longitudinal study
    Charles M Morin
    Universite Laval, Ecole de Psychologie, Pavillon Félix Antoine Savard, Quebec City, QC G1K 0A6, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 169:447-53. 2009
  8. doi request reprint The use of natural products for sleep: A common practice?
    M Montserrat Sánchez-Ortuño
    Ecole de Psychologie, Universite Laval, Pavillon Félix Antoine Savard, Quebec City, Que, Canada
    Sleep Med 10:982-7. 2009
  9. pmc The Insomnia Severity Index: psychometric indicators to detect insomnia cases and evaluate treatment response
    Charles M Morin
    Université Laval and Centre de recherche Université Laval Robert Giffard, Quebec, Canada
    Sleep 34:601-8. 2011
  10. pmc Generalized anxiety disorder and health care use
    Lynda Belanger
    Ecole de Psychologie, Centre de Recherche Robert Giffard, Laval University in Quebec City, Que
    Can Fam Physician 51:1362-3. 2005

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Insomnia and generalized anxiety disorder: effects of cognitive behavior therapy for gad on insomnia symptoms
    Lynda Belanger
    Ecole de Psychologie, Universite Laval, Laval, Que, Canada G1K 7P4
    J Anxiety Disord 18:561-71. 2004
    ..Results indicate that this CBT package for GAD does have a significant impact on sleep quality even if sleep disturbances were not specifically addressed during treatment...
  2. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of sleep changes in control groups of insomnia treatment trials
    Lynda Belanger
    Ecole de Psychologie, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada
    J Sleep Res 16:77-84. 2007
    ..Further research directly comparing placebo groups and untreated groups from the same randomized trials remains necessary...
  3. pmc [Insomnia and increased use of sleep medication among seniors: problems and alternative treatment]
    Lynda Belanger
    L Ecole de Psychologie, l Université Laval, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Can Fam Physician 52:968-73. 2006
    ..To investigate the problem of insomnia and increased used of sleep medication among seniors and to look at an alternative form of treatment (cognitive-behavioural therapy [CBT]) that has been adapted specifically for this population...
  4. ncbi request reprint Self-efficacy and compliance with benzodiazepine taper in older adults with chronic insomnia
    Lynda Belanger
    Ecole de Psychologie, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Health Psychol 24:281-7. 2005
    ..These results have important clinical implications because SE may indicate key time points when patients are experiencing more difficulty during discontinuation...
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of insomnia and its treatment in Canada
    Charles M Morin
    Ecole de Psychologie, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Psychiatry 56:540-8. 2011
    ..To estimate the prevalence of insomnia and examine its correlates (for example, demographics and physical and mental health) and treatments...
  6. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome after discontinuation of benzodiazepines for insomnia: a survival analysis of relapse
    Charles M Morin
    Ecole de Psychologie, Universite Laval, Quebec City, Que, Canada G1K 7P4
    Behav Res Ther 43:1-14. 2005
    ..In conclusion, there is a substantial relapse rate following BZD discontinuation among prolonged users. CBT booster sessions might enhance compliance with CBT and prove useful in preventing relapse...
  7. doi request reprint The natural history of insomnia: a population-based 3-year longitudinal study
    Charles M Morin
    Universite Laval, Ecole de Psychologie, Pavillon Félix Antoine Savard, Quebec City, QC G1K 0A6, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 169:447-53. 2009
    ..The extent to which episodes of insomnia will persist or remit over time is difficult to predict. We examined the natural history of insomnia and describe the most common trajectories over 3 years...
  8. doi request reprint The use of natural products for sleep: A common practice?
    M Montserrat Sánchez-Ortuño
    Ecole de Psychologie, Universite Laval, Pavillon Félix Antoine Savard, Quebec City, Que, Canada
    Sleep Med 10:982-7. 2009
    ..This study aimed at examining the frequency of natural products' use for sleep and their correlates in a population-based sample...
  9. pmc The Insomnia Severity Index: psychometric indicators to detect insomnia cases and evaluate treatment response
    Charles M Morin
    Université Laval and Centre de recherche Université Laval Robert Giffard, Quebec, Canada
    Sleep 34:601-8. 2011
    ..This study examined psychometric indices of the Insomnia Severity Index (ISI) to detect cases of insomnia in a population-based sample and to evaluate treatment response in a clinical sample...
  10. pmc Generalized anxiety disorder and health care use
    Lynda Belanger
    Ecole de Psychologie, Centre de Recherche Robert Giffard, Laval University in Quebec City, Que
    Can Fam Physician 51:1362-3. 2005
    ..To examine self-reported health care use and health care-seeking behaviour of patients meeting DSM-IV's diagnostic criteria for generalized anxiety disorder (GAD)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Correlates of benzodiazepine use in individuals with insomnia
    Charles M Morin
    Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Sleep Med 5:457-62. 2004
    ..Although benzodiazepines (BZDs) are commonly used in the treatment of insomnia, there is little information about psychological, health, and sociodemographic correlates associated with their use...
  12. ncbi request reprint Clinical management of insomnia using cognitive therapy
    Lynda Belanger
    Ecole de Psychologie, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Behav Sleep Med 4:179-198. 2006
    ..Future directions include the need to refine cognitive interventions and to examine the unique contribution of this therapeutic component to the overall efficacy of multifaceted cognitive-behavioral therapy...
  13. doi request reprint Sleep disturbances in bipolar disorder during remission
    Julie St-Amand
    Ecole de Psychologie, 2325, rue des Bibliothèques, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada G1V 0A6
    J Affect Disord 146:112-9. 2013
    ..The present study's aim was to describe the nature and severity of sleep difficulties in individuals with bipolar disorder (BD) during remission phases...