Associate Director, Behavioral Psychotherapy and Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry, Jewish General Hospital
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University
Dr. Eva Libman is a clinical psychologist and research Principal Investigator with the Behavioural Psychotherapy and Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry at the Jewish General Hospital, with which she has been associated since 1979. Her main areas of interest, both as clinician and researcher, are in the areas of sleep, sleep disorders, performance related to daytime fatigue and sleepiness, and issues related to aging.
She publishes extensively with colleagues and students, and currently holds grants from both provincial and federal funding agencies.
Major Research Activities
Dr Libman’s research program deals with sleep related aspects of behavioural medicine and health psychology. The major focus is on the determinants and treatments of primary sleep disorders, on the one hand, and fatigue, sleepiness and other aspects of daytime functioning, on the other. She currently holds grants from Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the FQRSC-SAAQ-FRSQ Programme de recherche universitaire sécurité routière.
Libman, E., Bailes, S., Creti, L., & Fichten, C.S. (in press). A review of the psychological aspects of sleep apnea. European Respiratory Disease.
Bailes, S., Libman, E., Baltzan, M., Kassissia, I., Creti, L., Rizzo, D., Grad, R., Amsel, R. & Fichten, C.S. (in press). Fatigue: The forgotten symptom in sleep apnea. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 70, 346-354. doi:10.1016/j.jpsychores.2010.09.009
Creti, L., Libman, E., Baltzan, M., Rizzo, D., Bailes, S., & Fichten, C. (in press). Impaired sleep in chronic fatigue syndrome: How is it best measured? Journal of Health Psychology.