Impact Of Mindfulness Breathing Versus Storytelling On Non- Specific Insomnia In Elderly


Report Abuse


This study will be conducted to compare between effects of mindfulness breathing and storytelling on insomnia in the elderly.

Targeted Conditions

Study Overview

Start Date
January 5, 2024
Completion Date
April 1, 2024
Date Posted
February 8, 2024
Accepts Healthy Volunteers?


Full Address
Naser specialized hospital
Cairo 3753450, Egypt


Minimum Age (years)
Eligibility Criteria
Inclusion Criteria:

Patients who have non-specific insomnia for one month at least.
Their ages > 65 years.
Medically stable patients.
Current complaint of poor SQ (score > 5 of the SQ scale)
Body mass index ≤ 35 kg/m2.

Exclusion Criteria:

Patients having a well-structured diagnosis of relevant brain illness or
any disease directly affects sleep.
Any patient with unstable medical condition
History of chronic insomnia
Indication of receiving treatments for depression and anxiety
Hearing problem

Study Contact Info

Study Contact Name
mohamed abubakr rabiee, PhD
Study Contact Email
Study Contact Phone

Contact Listings Owner Form

Impact Of Mindfulness Breathing Versus Storytelling On Non- Specific Insomnia In Elderly 0 reviews

Write Your Review

There are no reviews yet.

Write Your Review

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Other Details

FDA Regulated Drug?
FDA Regulated Device?
Detailed Description
Sufficient sleep is essential for optimum health just a few of the numerous processes occurring during sleep include memory consolidation, clearance of brain metabolites, and restoration of nervous, immune, skeletal, and muscular systems. Despite the significance of adequate sleep, insufficient or disturbed sleep is extremely common. For instance, thirty percent of employed adults report obtaining 6 or fewer hours of sleep per night, approximately one-third of all adults report significant sleep complaints, and the two most common sleep disorders, insomnia and sleep-disordered breathing (SDB), each have prevalence rates exceeding 10% in the adult population. Unfortunately, current approaches to treatment are limited .

Story telling is another common soothing bedtime routine for children that uses pictures and writing. It is also a nursing intervention that can be implemented to comfort hospitalized children with acute illness and increase enthusiasm. Story telling is a recommended activity that enhances sleep duration in children. Furthermore, it is considered a positive bedtime routine, in addition to praying and brushing teeth, compared to maladaptive bedtime routine, such as watching television, playing with gadgets, and playing games with high-level activities .
NCTid (if applicable)