Sleep and Health - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128153734

Sleep and Health

1st Edition

Editors: Michael Grandner
Paperback ISBN: 9780128153734
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st April 2019
Page Count: 512
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Description

Sleep and Health provides a comprehensive overview of the relationship between sleep and health at the individual, community and population level, along with implications for public policy and interventions. Based on a firm foundation in many areas of sleep health research, this text further explores introductions to each sub-area of the field, including a summary of current research. Users interested in learning about the growing field of sleep health research will find a common foundation for this emerging field that includes sections on cardiovascular disease, cognitive functioning, health behavior theory, smoking, and more.

Key Features

  • Highlights the important role of sleep across a wide range of topic areas
  • Addresses important topics, such as sleep disparities, sleep and cardiometabolic disease risk, the real-world effects of sleep deprivation, and the public policy implications of poor sleep
  • Contains accessible reviews that point to relevant literature in often overlooked areas

Readership

Sleep researchers, public health researchers, clinicians interested in the wider context of sleep and health

Table of Contents

PART 1: GENERAL CONCEPTS IN SLEEP HEALTH
1. Basic overview of sleep physiology and measurement
2. Epidemiology of insufficient sleep and poor sleep quality
3. Sex differences in sleep health
4. Sleep and healthy aging
5. Social-ecological model of sleep health

PART 2: CONTEXTUAL FACTORS RELATED TO SLEEP
6. Social-cultural factors related to sleep
7. Sleep disparities, race/ethnicity, and socioeconomics
9. Neighborhood factors associated with sleep health
10. Sleep and environmental exposures

PART 3: ADDRESSING SLEEP HEALTH AT THE COMMUNITY AND POPULATION LEVEL
11. Obstacles to overcome when improving sleep at a societal level
12. Screening for sleep disorders
13. Sleep hygiene and prevention of chronic insomnia
14. Evaluating commercially-available sleep trackers
15. Mobile Technology, Sleep, and Circadian Disruption
16. Telemedicine implications for sleep health
17. Models of health behavior change relevant to sleep health

PART 4: SLEEP DURATION AND CARDIOMETABOLIC DISEASE RISK
18. Insufficient sleep and obesity
19. Insufficient sleep and cardiovascular disease risk
20. Insufficient sleep and diabetes risk
21. Social Jetlag, Circadian Disruption, and Cardiometabolic Disease Risk

PART 5: SLEEP AND BEHAVIORAL HEALTH
22. Sleep loss and food intake
23. Sleep and exercise
24. Sleep and alcohol use
25. Sleep and smoking
26. Sleep and the use of caffeine, supplements, and other stimulants
27. Sleep, stress, and immunity

PART 6: SLEEP LOSS AND NEUROCOGNITIVE FUNCTION
28. Sleep loss and impaired vigilant attention
29. Sleep loss, decision-making, and executive function
30. Sleep and healthy decision making

PART 7: PUBLIC HEALTH IMPLICATIONS OF SLEEP DISORDERS
31. Insomnia and psychiatric disorders
32. Insomnia and cardiometabolic disease risk
33. Sleep apnea and cardiometabolic disease risk
34. Public health implications of restless legs, periodic limb movements, and nocturnal leg cramps

PART 8: SLEEP HEALTH IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS
35. Sleep and obesity risk in children and adolescents
36. Sleep and mental health in children and adolescents
37. Delayed school start times

PART 9: ECONOMIC AND PUBLIC POLICY IMPLICATIONS OF SLEEP HEALTH
38. Sleep health and public safety
39. Sleep and health in the workplace
40. Sleep and heath equity
41. Sleep and transportation safety

Details

No. of pages:
512
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2019
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Paperback ISBN:
9780128153734

About the Editor

Michael Grandner

Dr. Michael Grandner is the Director of the Sleep and Health Research Program and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry in the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson. He is Board-Certified in Behavioral Sleep Medicine. His current research projects include a study focused on sleep patterns and how they relate to cardiometabolic disease risk and neurocognitive function. Another study is on social, environmental and behavioral factors and how they impact sleep. His methodologies include population-level surveys, computer-based geospatial analyses, home-based assessments of sleep and health, and in-laboratory studies

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Arizona Health Sciences, Tuscon, USA

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