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The encyclopedia of sleep and sleep disorders

by Charles Pollak

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Published by Facts on File in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sleep disorders -- Encyclopedias,
  • Sleep -- Encyclopedias

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCharles Pollak, Michael J. Thorpy and Jan Yager.
    GenreEncyclopedias.
    ContributionsThorpy, Michael J., Yager, Jan, 1948-, Thorpy, Michael J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC547 .Y34 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18585937M
    ISBN 10081606833X
    ISBN 109780816068333
    LC Control Number2007030682

    It is estimated that 50 to 70 million Americans chronically suffer from a disorder of sleep and wakefulness, hindering daily functioning and adversely affecting health and longevity. The cumulative long-term effects of sleep deprivation and sleep disorders have been associated with a wide range of deleterious health consequences including an increased risk of hypertension, . Book Description. Once operating in relative obscurity, the sociological study of sleep has in recent years become a flourishing area of scholarly research generating unique insights into the ways in which sleep is socially negotiated, influenced, and organized.

    WINNER BMA Medical Book of the Year Oxford Textbook of Sleep Disorders Edited by Sudhansu Chokroverty and Luigi Ferini-Strambi Oxford Textbooks in Clinical Neurology. An in-depth coverage of sleep disorders presented in a logical and orderly way; Written by the experts in the field covering all common neurological disorders. In some sleep disorders of childhood, (e.g., obstructive sleep apnea), although parents may also benefit from learning about behaviourally-based sleep strategies, this will only be one part of the treatment with the more significant part being evaluation and management of .

      In a world of hour media saturation, sleep has become an increasingly fraught enterprise. The award-winning four-volume Encyclopedia of Sleep is the largest reference, either online or in print, on the subject of sleep. Written to be useful for the novice and the established researcher and clinician, Topic areas will include sleep across the life cycle and in other Brand: Elsevier Science. Sleep disorders - Animation. You tuck yourself under the covers, turn out the light, and look forward to eight hours of blissful slumber. But, after turning for hours you're still exhausted, and no closer to sleep than when you first got into bed. Let's talk toady about sleep disorders. Sleep disorders fall into four basic categories.


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The encyclopedia of sleep and sleep disorders by Charles Pollak Download PDF EPUB FB2

Sleep disorders affect millions of people. Authored by a team of subject experts, The Encyclopedia of Sleep and Sleep Disorders presents authoritative information on topics including the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders, definitions of key terms, biographies of researchers, descriptions of medications, long-term consequences of sleep deprivation, and Cited by: In a world of hour media saturation, sleep has become an increasingly fraught enterprise.

The award-winning four-volume Encyclopedia of Sleep is the largest reference, either online or in print, on the subject of sleep.

Written to be useful for the novice and the established researcher and clinician, Topic areas will include sleep across the life cycle and in other species, sleep and. Sleep Disorders, Definition Sleep disorders are a group of syndromes characterized by disturbance in the individual's amount of sleep, quality or timing of sleep, or Narcolepsy, Definition Narcolepsy is a disorder marked by excessive daytime sleepiness, uncontrollable sleep attacks, and cataplexy (a sudden loss of muscle tone.

In recent years, researchers have made breakthroughs in understanding sleep, why it is crucial to general health, and what disrupts it.\" \"The Encyclopedia of Sleep and Sleep Disorders, Third Edition examines the key terms, conditions, remedies, long-term health consequences, and advances that have been made in understanding sleep, including.

Sleep Disorders Definition Sleep disorders are a group of syndromes characterized by disturbance in the patient's amount of sleep, quality or timing of sleep, or in behaviors or physiological conditions associated with sleep.

There are about 70 different sleep disorders. In a world of hour media saturation, sleep has become an increasingly fraught enterprise. The award-winning four-volume Encyclopedia of Sleep is the largest reference, either online or in print, on the subject of sleep. Written to be useful for the novice and the established researcher and clinician, Topic areas will include sleep across the life cycle and in other Book Edition: 1.

This encyclopedia defines more than terms related to sleep and sleep disorders. Scientific, medical, and commonly recognized terms (Bedtime, Naps, Snoring) are included. Entries range in length from a sentence to several pages and cover a broad spectrum, from best ways to handle bedtime issues with children to how specific diseases impact.

Get this from a library. The encyclopedia of sleep and sleep disorders. [Michael J Thorpy; Jan Yager] -- Millions of people have experienced sleep-related concerns, and millions more suffer from serious sleeping disorders.

The lack of proper rest can lead to fatigue at work, affect alertness while. In a world of hour media saturation, sleep has become an increasingly fraught enterprise. The award-winning four-volume Encyclopedia of Sleep is the largest reference, either online or in print, on the subject of sleep.

Written to be useful for the novice and the established researcher and clinician, Topic areas will include sleep across the life cycle and in other species, sleep and 5/5(1).

Sleep, a normal, reversible, recurrent state of reduced responsiveness to external stimulation that is accompanied by complex and predictable changes in physiology.

Sleep contrasts with wakefulness, in which state there is an enhanced potential for sensitivity and an efficient responsiveness to external stimuli. In a world of hour media saturation, sleep has become an increasingly fraught enterprise. The award-winning four-volume Encyclopedia of Sleep is the largest reference, either online or in print, on the subject of sleep.

Written to be useful for the novice and the established researcher and clinician, Topic areas will include sleep across the life cycle and in other. The encyclopedia of sleep and sleep disorders User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. It is hard to determine the target audience for this bulky and expensive reference work; the alphabetically arranged entries range from ordinary terms--"accident,'' "evening shift''--to technical Read full review.

Sleep - Sleep - Sleep deprivation: One time-honoured approach to determining the function of an organ or process is to deprive an organism of that organ or process.

In the case of sleep, the deprivation approach to function has been applied—both experimentally and naturalistically—to sleep as a unitary state (general sleep deprivation) and to particular kinds of sleep (selective.

This sleep encyclopedia is intended as a reference book for those who would like to know more about sleep and who by means of improved sleep would like to achieve improved quality of life. The encyclopedia is absed on psychiatrist Jes Gerlach's book. Sleep paralysis may be accompanied by hallucinations of sight, hearing or touch.

It is quite common. Sleepwalking: one of the parasomnias, see above; Common causes of sleep disorders. Changes in life style, such as shift work change or travelling over several time zones, can cause sleep disorders.

Some other problems that can cause sleeping. A sleep disorder, or somnipathy, is a medical disorder of the sleep patterns of a person. Some sleep disorders are serious enough to interfere with normal physical, mental, social and emotional functioning. Polysomnography and actigraphy are tests commonly ordered for some sleep disorders.

Disruptions in sleep can be caused by a variety of issues, including teeth grinding Specialty: Psychiatry, Sleep medicine, Neurology. Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook begins with a brief introduction to the basic science of sleep, from neurobiology to physiologic processes. This leads into sections offering comprehensive coverage of insomnia, sleep apnea, narcolepsy, parasomnias, movement disorders, and much more.

Sleep disorders‎ (13 P) Pages in category "Sleep" The following 16 pages are in this category, out of 16 total. Encyclopedia of Sleep and Dreams The Evolution, Function, Nature, and Mysteries of Slumber and the new field of evolution of sleep and dream.

While this book includes ample material on the science of sleep and dreams, content is drawn from a broad range of disciplinary contexts, including history and anthropology. Weeknight school and social activities cut into teens' quality sleep time.

They get home later and have a harder time winding down. Homework. The push to succeed can backfire when kids sacrifice sleep to do homework.

After a night of too little sleep, your teen may not be able to focus in class or absorb new material. Judd, Sandra J., and Gale Group. Sleep Disorders Sourcebook Basic Consumer Health Information about Sleep Disorders, including Insomnia, Sleep Apnea and Snoring, Jet Lag and Other Circadian Rhythm Disorders, Narcolepsy, and Parasomnias, Such as Sleepwalking and Sleep Paralysis, and Featuring Facts about Other Health Problems That Affect Sleep, Why .Sleep is a naturally recurring state of mind and body, characterized by altered consciousness, relatively inhibited sensory activity, reduced muscle activity and inhibition of nearly all voluntary muscles during rapid eye movement (REM) sleep, and reduced interactions with surroundings.

It is distinguished from wakefulness by a decreased ability to react to stimuli, but more reactive .Sleep is a complex biological process.

While you are sleeping, you are unconscious, but your brain and body functions are still active. They are doing a number of important jobs that help you stay healthy and function at your best.

So when you don't get enough quality sleep, it does more than just make you feel tired.