%A Dr. Hassen H. Lopez %A Adam S. Bracha %A Dr. Stefan Bracha %J Hawaii Medical Journal %T Evidence Based Complementary Intervention for Insomnia %X Increasing scientific evidence point to a non-pharmacological complementary treatment for insomnia: white noise. Its presentation has been shown to induce sleep in human neonates and adults, probably by reducing the signal-to-noise ratio of ambient sound. White noise may be a simple, safe, cost-effective alternative to hypnotic medication in many psychiatric disorders, especially acute stress disorder and PTSD. %K PTSD, sleep, complementary medicine, insomnia %P 162-163 %V 61 %D 2002 %L cogprints5032