Dr. Jason Ong is an Associate Professor in the Dept of Neurology and the Center for Circadian and Sleep Medicine at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.
In this episode, Dr. Ong and Claire discuss narcolepsy and mental health. Dr Ong’s primary research interest is focused on non-pharmacological sleep disorders, including cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and mindfulness meditation. He has a clinical practice where he delivers CBT for insomnia and provides psychosocial support for patients with narcolepsy.
He also shares recent findings is research on how to improve sleep quality through behavioral sleep medicine.
We are so grateful for the research and work Dr. Ong is doing and how understanding and effective way to treat mental health and sleep habits can improve the lives of people with narcolepsy.
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