TITLE

I'm being deprived of sleeping pills--yet another worry to keep me up all night

AUTHOR(S)
Taylor, Laurie
PUB. DATE
February 2000
SOURCE
New Statesman;02/28/2000, Vol. 129 Issue 4475, p67
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents the thoughts of the author as an insomniac. Removal of his sleeping pill prescription; His experience with a relaxation book from his doctor; Things that insomniacs worry about.
ACCESSION #
2890565

 

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