Nonpharmacological Approches for Insomnia Disorder

This lecture covers the concept, symptoms, and causes of insomnia. It provides various perspectives on non-drug therapies for insomnia treatment, with a particular focus on traditional Korean medicine approaches.

Recorded Video

Starting date

May 10


Ju Yeon Kim, KMD, Ph.D


0.5 CME
0.5 CPD


30 minutes


$ 30


Learning Objectives

CME Credits

In this CME/CE session, 
Explored insomnia's definition, symptoms, causes, and treatment.
Key topics included cognitive-behavioral models, non-drug therapies, and traditional Korean medicine approaches.
Effective treatment involves both medication and non-pharmacological interventions like cognitive-behavioral therapy, alongside acupuncture and other therapies recommended in Korean medicine.
At the conclusion of the session, learners should be able to:
1.Gain understanding of the basic concepts of insomnia, including its definition, causes, and other fundamental aspects.
 2.Acquire familiarity with the diagnostic criteria for insomnia outlined in DSM-5, enabling assessment of symptom duration and frequency for diagnostic purposes.
3.Learn about non-pharmacological treatment approaches, focusing on developing effective therapeutic strategies for insomnia, with an emphasis on non-drug interventions.
The following is activity is accredited to provide the following credits: 
  • 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
  • 0.5 APHRA CPD hours

Faculty and disclosure

Ju Yeon Kim

 KMD, Ph.D
  • Ju Yeon Kim, KMD, Ph.D
  • Research Physician, Jaseng Spine and Joint Research Institute, Jaseng Medical Foundation
  • Specialist in Neuropsychiatry of Korean medicine
  • Lecturer of Neuropsychiatry in College of Korean medicine, Daejeon University
Ju Yeon Kim, KMD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships to this activity.

Planners, Reviewers and Editors

Jinho Lee, KMD
In-Hyuk Ha, KMD
Young Suk Yoon, KMD
Gyubin Lee, KMD
Siwon Kim, KMD
Andrew Jang, L.Ac
Karen Jang, L.Ac
The planners, reviewers, and editors have disclosed no relevant financial relationships to this activity.


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CME Information

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Jaseng Hospital of Korean Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Jaseng Hospital of Korean Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit(s) commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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