eBook Sleep Disorders, 1st Edition

  • Series Name: Diseases & Disorders Series
  • Barbara Sheen
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  • ISBN-10: 1420510932
  • ISBN-13: 9781420510935
  • DDC: 616.8
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 10th Grade
  • 104 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released March 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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A sleep disorder is a condition that affects normal patterns of sleep and wakefulness. Although sleep disorders are not new, modern life seems to be intensifying the problem. Round the clock work schedules, globalization of commercial markets, stores that never close, television, and the Internet have all contributed to people sleeping less. Americans averaged nine hours of sleep per night in 1910. Today they average only 6.5 hours. This well-researched and up-to-date title offers readers a thorough overview of the many types of sleep disorders and how they are currently being treated. It talks about how people live and cope with sleep disorders. It also looks at current trends in sleep research. The book includes a glossary, sources for further research, including organizations to contact for more information, and a thorough subject index.

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Diseases & Disorders Series

The DISEASES & DISORDERS series offers young readers and researchers a means of understanding ailments and their ramifications. Clear, careful explanations offer insight into what these conditions are, what causes them, how people live with them, and the latest information about treatment and prevention. All volumes include primary and secondary source quotations, annotated bibliographies and lists of organizations to contact for additional information.

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  • All volumes in the series include primary and secondary quotations, annotated bibliographies, detailed indexes, and lists of organizations to contact for additional information.