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Introduction to Sleep Medicine
Chapter 1: History of Sleep in Society, Sleep Science, and Sleep Medicine, 3
Chapter 2: Approach to the Patient with a Sleep Disorder, 10
Chapter 3: Introduction to Sleep Medicine Diagnostics in Adults, 28
Background to Sleep Medicine Therapeutics
Chapter 4: Overview of Sleep, 43
Chapter 5: Essentials of Sleep Medicine Neuropharmacology, 62
Chapter 6: Stimulant Pharmacology, 85
Chapter 7: Pharmacology of Benzodiazepine Receptor Agonist Hypnotics, 99
Chapter 8: Pharmacology of Psychotropic Drugs, 109
Chapter 9: Alternative Therapeutics for Sleep Disorders, 126
Chapter 10: Overview of Insomnia, 143
Chapter 11: Sleep/Wake Lifestyle Modiﬁ cations, 151
Chapter 12: Cognitive Behavioral and Psychological Therapies for Chronic Insomnia, 161
Chapter 13: Pharmacotherapeutic Approach to Insomnia in Adults, 172
Chapter 14: The Role of Psychology in Sleep Disorders and in Their Treatment, 181
Chapter 15: Behavioral and Medical Interventions in Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders, 195
Chapter 16: Positive Airway Pressure Therapy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea, 206
Chapter 17: Surgical Therapy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea/ Hypopnea Syndrome, 218
Chapter 18: Oral Appliances in Snoring and Sleep Apnea Syndrome, 230
Chapter 19: Central and Mixed Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders, 243
Chapter 20: Nocturnal Ventilation in Chronic Hypercapnic Respiratory Diseases, 254
Chapter 21: Sleep-Related Disorders in Chronic Pulmonary Disease, 270
Chapter 22: Narcolepsy, 289
Chapter 23: Non-Narcoleptic Hypersomnias of Central Origin, 297
Chapter 24: Restless Legs Syndrome and Periodic Limb Movement Disorders, 307
Chapter 25: Sleep-Related Bruxism, 324
Chapter 26: Sleep Disorders in Parkinson’s Disease and Parkinsonian Syndromes, 330