Hypersomnolence, An Issue of Sleep Medicine Clinics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323545723, 9780323545730

Hypersomnolence, An Issue of Sleep Medicine Clinics, Volume 12-3

1st Edition

Author: Ahmed BaHamman
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323545723
eBook ISBN: 9780323545730
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 4th August 2017

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Table of Contents

Sleep Medicine Clinics



Hypersomnia: Neurobiological Basis

Narcolepsy Immunogenetics: Where is the Evidence?

Genetic Markers of Sleep Loss and Sleepiness

Narcolepsy: Medical Comorbidity and Mortality

Evaluation of the Sleepy Patient: Differential Diagnosis

Subjective and Objective Assessment of Hypersomnia

Sleepiness in Narcolepsy

Idiopathic Hypersomnia

Sleep Disordered Breathing and Excessive Daytime Sleepiness

Drug-Induced Excessive Sleepiness

Kleine-Levin Syndrome and Recurrent Hypersomnia

Behaviorally Induced Insufficient Sleep Syndrome: An Underestimated Cause of Hypersomnia

Sleepiness in Children

Sleepiness in Adolescents

Sleepiness in the Elderly

Depression and Hypersomnia: a Complex Association

Neurodegenerative Diseases and Excessive Sleepiness

Sleepiness and Traffic Safety

Pharmacological Management of Excessive Daytime Sleepiness

Non-Pharmacological Management of Excessive Daytime Sleepiness

Imaging Studies in Hypersomnia


This issue of Sleep Medicine Clinics is edited by Dr.Ahmed BaHammam and focuses on Hypersomnia. Article topics include: Hypersomnia: neurobiological basis; Narcolepsy Immunogenetics: Where is the Evidence?; Genetic markers of sleepiness; Autonomic function instabilities in Narcolepsy; Epidemiology of Excessive Daytime Sleepiness; Evaluation of the sleepy patient: differential diagnosis; Subjective and objective assessment of hypersomnia; Sleepiness in Narcolepsy; Idiopathic hypersomnia; Sleep disordered breathing and excessive daytime sleepiness; Drug-induced excessive sleepiness; Kleine-Levin syndrome and recurrent hypersomnia; Behaviorally induced insufficient sleep syndrome: an underestimated cause of hypersomnia; Sleepiness in children; Sleepiness in Adolescents; Sleepiness in the elderly; Depression and Hypersomnia: a complex association; Neurodegenerative diseases and excessive sleepiness; Sleepiness and traffic safety; Pharmacological management of excessive daytime sleepiness; Non-pharmacological management of excessive daytime sleepiness.


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About the Author

Ahmed BaHamman

Affiliations and Expertise

King Saud University