Medications and Sleep, An Issue of Sleep Medicine Clinics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781437724967, 9781455700653

Medications and Sleep, An Issue of Sleep Medicine Clinics, Volume 5-4

1st Edition

Authors: Timothy Roehrs
Hardcover ISBN: 9781437724967
eBook ISBN: 9781455700653
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 15th December 2010

Description

This issue comprises two parts.  The first part examines pharmacology of drug classes and effects on the slee--wake processes.  The second part focuses on therapeutics for various sleep disorders.  In the first part, basic neuropharmacology of sleep-wake states is discussed.  Other articles review hypnotics, allergy and cardiovascular drugs, anti-convulsant drugs, anti-depressant and anti-psychotic drugs, and stimulants.  The second part focuses on pharmacology for specific sleep disorders: primary insomnia, co-morbid insomnia, sleep-related breathing disorders, narcolepsy and disorders of daytime sleepiness, movement disroders, parasomnias, and circadian rhythm disorders.


Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781455700653
Hardcover ISBN:
9781437724967

About the Authors

Timothy Roehrs Author