To prepare for this Discussion:

  • By Day 5 of Week 9, your Instructor will have assigned you a sleep/wake disorder,
  • (Hypersomnia ) which will be the focus of your original post for this Discussion.
  • Review the Learning Resources.

Assigned Disorder:   Hypersomnia 


  • Explain the diagnostic criteria for your assigned sleep/wake disorder.
  • Explain the evidenced-based psychotherapy and psychopharmacologic treatment for your assigned sleep/wake disorder.
  • Describe at what point you would refer the client to their primary care physician for an additional referral to a neurologist, pulmonologist, or physician specializing in sleep disorders and explain why.

Note: Support your rationale with a minimum of three academic resources less than five years In APA Format and proper citation Including Introduction and Conclusion