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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
1: Sleep Basics.
2: Understanding Sleep.
3: Napping: Benefits for All Ages.
4: Dreaming.
5: Gender Differences in Quality of Sleep.
6: Women's Sleep Issues.
7: Men's Sleep Issues.
8: Sleep and Aging.
9: The Causes and Consequences of Sleep Deprivation.
10: Are You Sleep Deprived?.
11: Why Your Body Needs Sleep.
12: Why Your Brain Needs Sleep.
13: Sleep Deprivation Impacts Learning and Education.
14: Sleep Deprivation and Medical Errors among Hospital Staff.
15: Sleep Deprivation among Public Safety Officers.
16: Drowsy Driving.
17: Sleep Disorders.
18: Breathing Disorders of Sleep.
19: Circadian Rhythm Disorders.
20: Excessive Sleeping.
21: Insomnia.
22: Sleep-Related Movement Disorders.
23: Narcolepsy.
24: Parasomnias.
25: Other Health Problems That Often Affect Sleep.
26: Alzheimer's Disease and Changing Sleep Patterns.
27: Cancer Patients and Sleep Disorders.
28: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disorder and Sleep.
29: Mental Health and Sleep.
30: Multiple Sclerosis and Sleep Disorders.
31: Nocturia: When the Need to Urinate Interrupts Sleep.
32: Pain Disorders That Impact Sleep.
33: Parkinson Disease and Sleep.
34: Respiratory Disorders and Sleep Disruption.
35: Preventing, Diagnosing, and Treating Sleep Disorders.
36: Sleep Hygiene: Tips for Better Sleep.
37: Identifying Common Sleep Disrupters.
38: Stress and Sleep.
39: Shift Work and Sleep.
40: Bedding and Sleep Environment.
41: Exercise and Sleep.
42: Recognizing Sleep Disorders.
43: What You Need to Know about Sleep Studies.
44: Sleeping Medication.
45: Dietary Supplements and Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Sleep Disorders.
46: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Sleep Disorders.
47: Devices and Appliances for the Treatment of Sleep Disorders.
48: Oral Surgery for Sleep Disorders.
49: A Special Look at Pediatric Sleep Issues.
50: Sleep Overview: From Infancy through the Teen Years.
51: Infants and Sleeping-Related Concerns.
52: Apnea: When Breathing Stops.
53: Getting Children to Bed: Bedtime Guidelines.
54: Bedwetting.
55: Bruxism (Teeth Grinding).
56: Pediatric Movement Disorders in Sleep.
57: Sleepwalking in Children.
58: Sleep Concerns among Teens.
59: Additional Help and Information.
60: Glossary of Terms Related to Sleep and Sleep Disorders.
61: Directory of Sleep-Related Resources.