conditioned insomnia

con·di·tioned in·som·ni·a

a form of insomnia resulting from conditioned behaviors that are incompatible with sleep, for example, each time a person walks into his bedroom, his first thought is that he is not going to be able to sleep.
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Bootzin et al (5) first evaluated stimulus control therapy for conditioned insomnia (subsequently identified as primary insomnia).
About 70% of patients with conditioned insomnia will improve using stimulus control therapy, (4) but it is not clear whether the primary effective intervention is: