Health Reference Series: Sleep Disorders Sourcebook

Editor: Judd, Sandra J.
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $85.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $127.50
ISBN: 978-0-7808-1474-5
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 8
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Provides basic consumer health information about the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of sleep disorders in children and adults, along with facts about diseases that affect sleep and the health consequences of sleep deprivation.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part I: Sleep Basics
  • Chapter 1—Understanding Sleep
  • Section 1.1-Why Do We Sleep?
  • Section 1.2—Circadian Rhythms
  • Section 1.3—Is Sleeping a Dynamic Activity?
  • Section 1.4—How Much Sleep Do You Need?
  • Section 1.5-Sleep: Other FAQs
  • Chapter 2—Sleep Disorders in Women
  • Chapter 3—Sleep Disorders in Men
  • Chapter 4—Napping: A Healthy Habit
  • Section 4.1-What Is Napping?
  • Section 4.2—Benefits of Napping
  • Chapter 5—Benefits of Slumber
  • Chapter 6—Dreaming
  • Section 6.1—Dreaming and Rapid Eye Movement (REM) Sleep: The Science behind Dreams
  • Section 6.2—Nightmares
  • Section 6.3—Night Terrors
  • Chapter 7—Sleep and Aging
  • Chapter 8-Sleep Myths
  • Part II: The Causes and Consequences of Sleep Deprivation
  • Chapter 9—The Problem of Sleep Deprivation
  • Chapter 10—People at Risk of Sleep Deprivation
  • Chapter 11—Why Your Body Needs Sleep
  • Chapter 12—Why Your Brain Needs Sleep
  • Section 12.1—How Sleep Clears the Brain
  • Section 12.2-Sleep and Memory
  • Section 12.3—Brain Protein Affects Aging and Sleep
  • Chapter 13—Drowsy Driving
  • Section 13.1—Why Drowsy Driving Is a Problem?
  • Section 13.2—Some Sleep Drugs Can Impair Driving
  • Chapter 14—Molecular Ties between Lack of Sleep and Weight Gain
  • Chapter 15—Impact of School Timing on Children's Sleeping Behavior
  • Chapter 16—Sleep Deprivation and Learning
  • Part III: Sleep Disorders
  • Chapter 17—What Are Sleep Disorders?
  • Chapter 18—Breathing Disorders of Sleep
  • Section 18.1—Sleep Apnea
  • Section 18.2-Snoring
  • Chapter 19—Circadian Rhythm Disorders
  • Chapter 20—Congenital Central Hypoventilation Syndrome
  • Chapter 21—Excessive Sleeping
  • Section 21.1—Hypersomnia
  • Section 21.2—Kleine-Levin Syndrome
  • Chapter 22—Fatal Familial Insomnia
  • Chapter 23—Insomnia
  • Chapter 24—Sleep-Related Movement Disorders
  • Section 24.1—Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
  • Section 24.2—Restless Legs Syndrome
  • Chapter 25—Narcolepsy
  • Chapter 26—Parasomnias
  • Part IV: Other Health Problems That Often Affect Sleep
  • Chapter 27—The Link between Alzheimer Disease and Sleep
  • Chapter 28—Cancer Patients and Sleep Disorders
  • Chapter 29—Mental Health and Sleep
  • Section 29.1 —Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) and Sleep
  • Section 29.2—Depression and Sleep
  • Section 29.3—Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Sleep
  • Chapter 30—Multiple Sclerosis and Sleep Disorders
  • Chapter 31—Nocturia: When the Need to Urinate Interrupts Sleep
  • Chapter 32—Pain Disorders That Impact Sleep
  • Section 32.1—Pain and Sleep: An Overview
  • Section 32.2—Fibromyalgia and Sleep Problems
  • Section 32.3—Headaches and Sleep
  • Chapter 33—Parkinson Disease and Sleep
  • Part V: Preventing, Diagnosing, and Treating Sleep Disorders
  • Chapter 34—Sleep Hygiene: Tips for Better Sleep
  • Chapter 35—Identifying Common Sleep Disrupters
  • Section 35.1—Common Causes of Disturbed Sleep
  • Section 35.2—Alcohol and Its Effects on Sleep
  • Section 35.3—Caffeine and Nicotine and Their Impact upon Sleep
  • Chapter 36—Stress and Sleep
  • Chapter 37—Shift Work and Sleep
  • Chapter 38—Day Light Savings: Helping Workers to Adapt to the Time Change
  • Chapter 39—Bedding and Sleep Environment
  • Chapter 40—Exercise and Sleep
  • Chapter 41—Recognizing Sleep Disorders
  • Section 41.1—What Are the Common Symptoms of Sleep Disorder?
  • Section 41.2—Diagnosing Sleep Disorders
  • Chapter 42—What You Need to Know about Sleep Studies
  • Chapter 43—Sleep Medication
  • Section 43.1—Prescription Sleep Aid Use among Adults
  • Section 43.2—Medicines to Help You Sleep
  • Section 43.3-Side Effects of Sleep Drugs
  • Section 43.4—Risk of Next-Morning Impairment after Use of Zolpidem and Other Insomnia Drugs
  • Section 43.5-Harmful Effects of CNS Depressants
  • Chapter 44—Dietary Supplements and Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) for Sleep Disorders
  • Section 44.1-Melatonin
  • Section 44.2-Valerian
  • Section 44.3 —Complementary and Alternative Medicine
  • Chapter 45—How Is Insomnia Treated?
  • Chapter 46—Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Chapter 47—Treating Sleep Problems of People in Recovery from Substance Use Disorders
  • Part VI: A Special Look at Pediatric Sleep Issues
  • Chapter 48—Infants and Sleep-Related Concerns
  • Section 48.1—Safe Sleeping and Bed-Sharing
  • Section 48.2—Flat Head Syndrome (Positional Plagiocephaly)
  • Section 48.3—Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and Sleep
  • Chapter 49—Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Chapter 50-Bed Wetting (Enuresis)
  • Chapter 51—Pediatric Movement Disorders in Sleep
  • Chapter 52—Sleep Walking in Children
  • Chapter 53—Sleep Concerns among Teens
  • Chapter 54—Bruxism and Sleep
  • Part VII: Clinical Trials on Sleep Disorders
  • Chapter 55—What Are Clinical Trials?
  • Chapter 56—A Method for Enhancing Sleep in PTSD
  • Chapter 57—Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia among Different Types of Shift Workers (CBT-Insomnia)
  • Chapter 58—Improving Sleep in Veterans and Their CGs (SLEEP-E Dyads)
  • Chapter 59—Insomnia Self-Management in Heart Failure (HSS)
  • Chapter 60—Music for Insomnia
  • Chapter 61—Sleep Quality in Patients with Advanced Cancer
  • Chapter 62—Stroke-Sleep Disorders, Dysfunction of the Autonomic Nervous System and Depression
  • Chapter 63—Treatment of Sleep Disturbances in Trauma-Affected Refugees (PTF5)
  • Chapter 64—Bright Light Therapy for Treatment of Sleep Problems Following Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Part VIII: Additional Help and Information
  • Chapter 65—Glossary of Terms Related to Sleep Disorders
  • Chapter 66—Directory of Resources Providing Information about Sleep Disorders