eBook Sleep Disorders Sourcebook, 3rd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0780812093
  • ISBN-13: 9780780812093
  • DDC: 616.8
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 561 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released February 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010
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Sleep Disorders Sourcebook, Third Edition, offers basic consumer health information about common sleep disorders, including insomnia, sleep apnea, narcolepsy, circadian rhythm disorders, and parasomnias, and other health problems that affect sleep, such as cancer, gastroesophageal reflux disorder, pain, and respiratory disorders. It explains how much sleep is needed, the causes and consequences of sleep deprivation, and the methods used to prevent, diagnose, and treat sleep disorders. A section about pediatric sleep issues discusses concerns that impact children from infancy through the teen years. A glossary of terms related to sleep disorders and a list of resources for further help and information are also included.