Behavioral Sleep is also called as dream-enacting behaviour that involves abnormal behaviour during the sleep phase with rapid eye movement (REM) sleep. It is characterised with unpleasant dreams with vocal sounds. Behavior plays a crucial role in the development and treatment of all sleep disorders. While behavioral medicine in the field of sleep medicine that involved in treating chronic insomnia.
Behavioral Sleep medicine is a field of scientific inquiry & clinical practice that involves the study of behavioral psychological factors underlying in normal sleep and disordered sleep that helps in treatment and prevention of co-existing conditions as well as sleep disorders.
Behavioral sleep medicine specialist is expert and specialised in sleep medicine, methods of behavior change and behavioral health. Specialist in behavioral sleep medicine will evaluate, diagnose and treat the behavioral changes that may cause sleep disorders.