Sleep Disorders Part II - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444520074, 9780444534828

Sleep Disorders Part II, Volume 99

1st Edition

Editors: Pasquale Montagna Sudhansu Chokroverty
eBook ISBN: 9780444534828
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444520074
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 15th December 2010
Page Count: 560
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Table of Contents


Foreword

Preface

Acknowledgments

List of contributors

Section 1 History of sleep medicine

1. History of sleep medicine

Section 2 Basic science and methods

2. Normal sleep-recording and scoring techniques

3. Assessment of daytime sleepiness

4. Actigraphic monitoring of sleep and circadian rhythms

5. Video recordings and video polysomnography

6. Functional neuroimaging in sleep, sleep deprivation, and sleep disorders

Section 3 Basic mechanisms of sleep

7. The phylogeny of sleep

8. Ontogeny of EEG sleep from neonatal through infancy periods

9. Neurobiology of waking and sleeping

10. Neurobiology of REM sleep

11. Neurochemistry of sleep: an overview of animal experimental work

12. Molecular neurobiology of sleep

13. Manifestations and functional implications of sleep homeostasis

14. Thermoregulation in wakefulness and sleep in humans

15. Cytokines in immune function and sleep regulation

16. Endocrine and metabolic changes during sleep

17. Sleep, memory, and molecular neurobiology

Section 4 Clinical aspects of sleep disorders

18. Epidemiology of sleep disorders

19. Cardiovascular and cerebrovascular physiology in sleep

20. Cardiovascular diseases and sleep apnea

21. Alterations in gastrointestinal functioning during sleep

22. Sleep and genitourinary systems: physiology and disorders

23. Sleep enuresis

24. Respiratory physiology in sleep and wakefulness

25. Obstructive sleep apnea: diagnosis, risk factors, and pathophysiology

26. Upper-airway resistance syndrome

27. Central sleep apnea

28. Positive-pressure treatment of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome

29. Medical and surgical treatment of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, including dental appliances

30. Noninvasive positive ventilation in the treatment of sleep-related breathing disorders

31. Sleep and pulmonary diseases

32. Sleep-associated respiratory disorders and their psychobehavioral consequences in children

33. Sudden death in infants during sleep

34. Neurobiology and the neurological basis of dreaming

35. Abnormal dreams and nightmare disorders

36. Sleep and psychiatric diseases

37. Sleep-related eating disorder

38. Alcohol, toxins, and medications as a cause of sleep dysfunction

39. Sleep, pain, fibromyalgia, and chronic fatigue syndrome

40. Women and sleep

41. Normal and abnormal sleep in the elderly

Index

Foreword

Preface

Acknowledgments

List of Contributors

Section 5 Classification of sleep disorders

42. Classification of sleep disorders

Section 6 Genetics of sleep disorders

43. Genetics of sleep disorders

Section 7 Insomnia

44. Neurological perspectives in insomnia and hyperarousal syndromes

45. Insomnia: nature, diagnosis, and treatment

46. Pharmacotherapy for insomnia

Section 8 Hypersomnia

47. Hypothalamus, hypocretins/orexin, and vigilance control

48. Narcolepsy and cataplexy

49. Recurrent hypersomnias

50. Excessive daytime sleepiness

Section 9 Abnormal movements in sleep

51. Motor control in sleep

52. NREM parasomnias

53. REM sleep parasomnias

54. Isolated motor phenomena and symptoms of sleep

55. Sleep bruxism

56. Restless-legs syndrome and periodic leg movements in sleep

Section 10 Circadian rhythm sleep disorders

57. Molecular neurobiology of circadian rhythms

58. Circadian rhythm sleep disorders

Section 11 Sleep and neurological disorders

59. Fatal familial insomnia and the role of the thalamus in sleep regulation

60. Sleep disorders in Parkinson’s disease

61. Sleep disorders in neurodegenerative diseases other than Parkinson’s disease

62. Sleep and stroke

63. Sleep and headache

64. Sleep and breathing in neuromuscular disorders

65. Sleep-related epilepsy

66. Sleep disorders in multiple sclerosis

Section 12 Sleep and violence

67. Violent parasomnias: forensic implications

Index





Description

Sleep Disorders II covers various aspects of sleep disorders. These include the different classification of sleep disorders, the genetic influences of sleep disorders, abnormality in the sleeping pattern, and the circadian rhythm sleep disorder. A sleep disorder is a medical disorder that affects the sleeping patterns of humans (and sometimes animals). The disruptions in sleep can be caused by different factors, such as teeth grinding, night terrors, and the like.
The book also discusses different perspectives on insomnia and hypersomnia. According to the International Classification of Sleep Disorders, insomnia is a sleep that is low in quality or a difficulty in sleeping. On the other hand, hypersomnia is a sleeping disorder characterized by excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) or prolonged nighttime sleep. The book discusses narcolepsy, a syndrome that is characterized by excessive daytime sleepiness that is associated with cataplexy and other REM sleep phenomena. The different medicines for this disease are also discussed.
People who are practicing neurology and internal medicine, especially those in pulmonary, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, renal and endocrine specialties, will find this book valuable.

Key Features

  • A comprehensive resource for the study of sleep science, sleep medicine, and sleep disorders
    Fascinating noninvasive neuroimaging studies that demonstrate marked changes during different sleep states
    A state-of-the-art reference that summarizes the clinical features and management of many of the neurological manifestations of sleep disorders

Readership

Neurologists
Neuroscience research workers


Details

No. of pages:
560
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
eBook ISBN:
9780444534828
Hardcover ISBN:
9780444520074

About the Editors

Pasquale Montagna Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Bologna, Italy

Sudhansu Chokroverty Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Co-Chair of Neurology, Program Director, Clinical Neurophysiology and Sleep Medicine, New Jersey Neuroscience Institute at JFK Medical Center and Seton Hall University, Edison, New Jersey; Clinical Professor of Neurology, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey