Social networking website for insomniacs

An expert from Loughborough University in Britain has developed a social network platform called 'Sleepful' to help insomniacs access online a promising 'talking therapy.'

Called Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I), the therapy is based on evidence that falling asleep is strongly influenced by two psychological processes — learning and thinking

The website contains a structured eight-step treatment programme of CBT for insomnia, a mobile phone 'app' which records sleep patterns, a section on frequently asked questions (FAQs) and, crucially, an online social network where people with insomnia can talk to fellow sufferers