Psychologically induced sleep disorders
Psychologically induced sleep disorders (primary insomnia)
Are mostly chronic psychogenic disorders classified by increased physical tension (hyper-arousel) and learned misconduct. This misbehavior, also known as conditioning, has also increased in recent years due to the use of new media in daily life – in other words, mobile phones and tablets in bed, constant accessibility, and the inner attitude of constantly missing something. Starting points of hyper-arousels are often a long time of increased tension, overwork and self-exertion. A hallmark of this is the over-excitement of autonomic bodily functions, such as tachychardia (increased pulse rate), the inability to switch off, structural disorders such as anxiety, overreactions, irritability, extreme emotional imbalance.
A primary insomnia can be learned and also unlearned again.
Through a physical illness, shift work, depression, long-term family care, this sleep disorder arises. Insomnia persists long after the triggering event.
This is often the case after many years of caring for a relative or by constantly changing shift work. The idiopathic form of insomnia is characterized by the constant worry of not being able to sleep. The topic of insomnia, to be unable to sleep again this night, increasingly determine the whole life. Here is a cycle that dominates the thoughts.
This condition of insomnia can take many years and is not always in need of treatment. In some people, there is a spontaneous remission. Possible causes here are a new love, a vacation trip or another positive change of the personal life situation enumerate. However, people at risk of losing their vitality and love of life through this obsessive-compulsive cycle of insomnia should seek professional support from the outside at an early stage.
Delinquencies are primary insomnia of underlying medical, neurological, psychiatric and gynecological, urological disorders. If there are indications for a sleep-related breathing disorder, such as sleep apnea syndrome, this should be clarified.