Encyclopedia of Sleep

Editor-in-Chief:

  • Clete Kushida, MD PhD, Professor and Principal Investigator, Stanford Sleep Medicine Center, Stanford University, USA

In a world of 24-hour media saturation, sleep has become an increasingly fraught enterprise. The award-winning four-volume&nbsp;<span class="italic">Encyclopedia of Sleep</span> is the largest reference, either online or in print, on the subject of sleep. Written to be useful for the novice and the established researcher and clinician, Topic areas will include sleep across the life cycle and in other species, sleep and women, sleep and the elderly, pediatric sleep, sleep deprivation and loss, sleep mechanisms, sleep physiology and pathophysiology, sleep disorders, neurobiology, chronobiology, pharmacology, and impact of other disorders on sleep. </p><p><p>Recognizing the many fields that are connected to sleep science, the editorial team has been carefully chosen to do justice to this highly interdisciplinary field of study. The steady growth of researchers and clinicians in the sleep field attests to the continued interest in the scientific study of sleep and the management of patients with sleep disorders, and anyone involved in this exciting field should find this work to be an invaluable reference.</p><P/></p>
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Audience

<P/>Basic and clinical science researchers who study sleep science as well as clinicians who are seeking evidence-based diagnostic tools and treatments for patients suffering from sleep disorders. Also useful for polysomnographic technologists and other allied health professionals, as well as medical specialists and primary care physicians<P/>





Book information

  • Published: January 2013
  • Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
  • ISBN:
  • 5-Year Impact Factor:

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Contents

Volume 1
BASIC SLEEP CONCEPTS, SCIENCE, DEPRIVATION, AND MECHANISMS
Background
Healthy Sleep
Dreaming
Sleep Deprivation/Fragmentation Paradigms
Extrinsic Factors Affecting Sleep Loss/Deprivation
Intrinsic Factors Affecting Sleep Loss/Deprivation
Psychiatric Associations of Sleep Loss/Deprivation
Sleep Loss in Disease States
Special Populations Affected by Sleep Loss/Deprivation
Consequences of Sleep Loss
Short-Term Countermeasures for Sleep Loss Effects
Critical Theoretical and Practical Issues

ANATOMY, PHYSIOLOGY, AND PHARMACOLOGY OF SLEEP
Background
Chronobiology of Sleep
Sleep and the Nervous System
Sleep and the Respiratory System
Sleep and Other Systems
Pharmacology of Sleep

Volume 2
ASSESSMENT, METHODOLOGY, TRAINING, AND POLICIES OF SLEEP
Assessment
Instrumentation and Methodology
Training and Research
Policies and Procedures

INSOMNIA AND HYPERSOMNIAS
Features, Factors, and Characteristics of Insomnia
Descriptions of Insomnia
Associations and Consequences of Insomnia
Diagnosis of Insomnia
Special Conditions, Disorders, and Clinical Issues for Insomnia
Features, Factors, and Characteristics of Hypersomnias
Descriptions of Hypersomnias
Associations and Consequences of Hypersomnias
Diagnosis of Hypersomnias
Special Conditions, Disorders, and Clinical Issues for Hypersomnias

SLEEP IN SPECIAL POPULATIONS
Pediatric Sleep
Sleep in Other Age Groups
Sleep In Women
Sleep and Ethnicity
Sleep in Other Conditions

Volume 3
CIRCADIAN RHYTHM SLEEP DISORDERS (CRSD)
Features, Factors, and Characteristics of CRSD
Descriptions of CRSD
Associations and Consequences of CRSD
Diagnosis of CRSD
Special Conditions, Disorders, and Clinical Issues for CRSD

SLEEP RELATED BREATHING DISORDERS (SRBD)
Features, Factors, and Characteristics of SRBD
Descriptions of SRBD
Associations and Consequences of SRBD
Diagnosis of SRBD
Treatment of SRBD
Special Conditions, Disorders, and Clinical Issues of SRBD

Volume 4
SLEEP RELATED MOVEMENT DISORDERS (SRMD) AND PARASOMNIAS
Features, Factors, and Characteristics of SRMD
Descriptions of SRMD
Associations and Consequences of SRMD
Diagnosis of SRMD
Treatment of SRMD
Special Conditions, Disorders, and Clinical Issues of SRMD
Features, Factors, and Characteristics of Parasomnias
Descriptions of Parasomnias
Associations and Consequences of Parasomnias
Diagnosis of Parasomnias
Treatment of Parasomnias
Special Conditions, Disorders, and Clinical Issues of Parasomnias


SLEEP AND OTHER CONDITIONS OR DISORDERS
Neurologic Disorders
Psychiatric Disorders
Other Medical Conditions or Disorders