Sleep Disorders Sourcebook, 5th Edition

  • Angela Williams
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  • ISBN-10: 0780817141
  • ISBN-13: 9780780817142
  • DDC: 616.8
  • 600 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released August 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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Provides basic consumer health information about the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of sleep disorders in children and adults, along with facts about how and why people sleep, diseases that affect sleep and the health consequences of sleep deprivation. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources.<\P>

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Sleep Basics.
1: Understanding Sleep.
2: Phases of Sleep.
3: Napping: A Healthy Habit.
4: Benefits of Slumber.
5: Dreaming.
6: What Are Sleep Disorders?.
7: Sleep Disorders in Women.
8: Sleep Disorders in Men.
9: Sleep and Aging.
The Causes and Consequences of Sleep Deprivation.
10: Sleep Deprivation and Deficiency.
11: People at Risk of Sleep Deprivation.
12: Why Your Body and Brain Need Sleep.
13: Sleep and Health of Middle- and High-School Students.
14: Sleep Deprivation and Learning.
15: Drowsy Driving.
Sleep Disorders.
16: Breathing Disorders of Sleep.
17: Circadian Rhythm Disorders.
18: Congenital Central.
19: Excessive Sleeping.
20: Fatal Familial Insomnia.
21: Insomnia.
22: Sleep-Related Movement Disorders.
23: Narcolepsy.
24: Parasomnias.
25: Nocturnal Sleep-Related Eating Disorder.
26: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/ Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
Other Health Problems That Often Affect Sleep.
27: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Sleep.
28: The Link between Alzheimer Disease and Sleep.
29: Brain Protein Affects Aging and Sleep.
30: Cancer Patients and Sleep Disorders.
31: Mental Health and Sleep.
32: Multiple Sclerosis and Sleep Disorders.
33: Nocturia: When the Need to Urinate Interrupts Sleep.
34: Pain Disorders That Impact Sleep.
35: Parkinson Disease and Sleep.
Preventing, Diagnosing, and Treating Sleep Disorders.
36: Sleep Hygiene: Tips for Better Sleep.
37: Identifying Common Sleep Disruptors.
38: Stress and Sleep.
39: Shift Work and Sleep.
40: Daylight Saving: Helping Workers to Prevent Sleep Deprivation.
41: Bedding and Sleep Environment.
42: Exercise and Sleep.
43: How to Discuss Sleep with Your Doctor.
44: What You Need to Know about Sleep Studies.
45: Treatment for Insomnia.
46: Treatment for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
47: Sleep Medication.
48: Implantable Device for Central Sleep Apnea.
49: Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Dietary Supplements for Sleep Disorders.
50: Continuous Positive Airway Pressure.
51: Treating Sleep Problems of People in Recovery from Substance-Use Disorders.
A Special Look at Pediatric Sleep Issues.
52: Infants and Sleep-Related Concerns.
53: Ways to Reduce the Risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.
54: Tonsil Surgery Improves Some Behaviors in Children with Sleep Apnea Syndrome.
55: Bed-Wetting.
56: Bruxism and Sleep.
57: Pediatric Movement Disorders in Sleep.
58: Sleepwalking in Children.
59: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in Children.
60: Caffeine and Teens' Sleep.
Research and Clinical Studies on Sleep and Sleep Disorders.
61: Research on Sleep and Sleep Disorders.
62: Clinical Studies on Sleep and Sleep Disorders.
Additional Help and Information.
Glossary of Terms Related to Sleep Disorders.
Web-Based Resources for People with Sleep Problems.
Directory of Resources Providing Information about Sleep Disorders.