Treating Sleep Disorders

For this Discussion, consider the major concerns regarding treatment of sleep disorders, including concerns for special populations. Then, consider the level of involvement the counselor would expect with the health care treatment team. Finally, consider the role of the counselor in treatment of sleep disorders.

Choose one of the following controversies involving special client populations:

  1. Psychiatrists prescribing a potentially addictive sleep aid to adolescents
  2. Psychiatrists prescribing sleep aids to clients in recovery from substance abuse
  3. Psychiatrists prescribing sleep aids for conditions where the primary symptom is not insomnia

Post by a thorough explanation of the controversy you selected. Formulate a position on the topic and support your stance with current scholarly articles.