SECTION 5: Classification of sleep disorders
Classification of sleep disorders.
SECTION 6: Genetics of sleep disorders
Genetics of sleep disorders.
SECTION 7: Insomnia
Neurological perspectives in insomnia and hyperarousal syndromes. Insomnia: nature, diagnosis and treatment. Pharmacotherapy for insomnia.
SECTION 8: Hypersomnia
Hypothalamus, hypocretins/orexin and vigilance control. Narcolepsy and catalepsy. Recurrent hypersomnias. Excessive daytime sleepiness.
SECTION 9 Abnormal movements in sleep
Motor control in sleep. NREM parasomnias. REM sleep parasomnias. Isolated motor phenomena and symptoms of sleep. Sleep bruxism. Restless legs syndrome and periodic leg movements in sleep.
SECTION 10: Circadian rhythm sleep disorders
Molecular neurobiology of circadian rhythms. Circadian rhythm sleep disorders.
SECTION 11: Sleep and neurological disorders
Fatal familial insomnia and the role of the thalamus in sleep regulation. Sleep disorders in Parkinsonâs disease. Sleep disorders in neurodegenerative diseases other than Parkinsonâs disease. Sleep and stroke. Sleep and headache. Sleep and breathing in neuromuscular disorders. Sleep related epilepsy. Sleep disorders in multiple sclerosis.
SECTION 12: Sleep and violence
Violent parasomnias: forensic implications.