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Sleep disorders for dummies

Author: Max Hirshkowitz; Patricia Burkhart Smith
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : Wiley Pub., ©2004.
Series: --For dummies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A guide to finding relief for the forty million Americans that suffer from some form of sleep disorder includes information on the disorders themselves and advice on improving sleeping habits.
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Genre/Form: Popular Works
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Max Hirshkowitz; Patricia Burkhart Smith
ISBN: 0764539019 9780764539015
OCLC Number: 55112151
Description: xxii, 355 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: pt. I.I couldn't sleep at all last night --
1. Sleep, blessed sleep --
2. Evaluating your sleep --
3. What's up, Doc? : getting a diagnosis --
pt. II. Insomnia : the most famous dyssomnia of them all --
4. I can't sleep a wink : examining insomnia --
5. Dealing with secondary insomnia --
6. Adopting a sleep-well lifestyle --
7. Adjusting your bedroom environment for a better night's sleep --
pt. III. Everything you need to know about other troubling dyssomnias --
8. Mixing up day for night : circadian rhythm disorders --
9. There's snoring, and then there's snoring : dealing with sleep apnea --
10. Falling asleep standing up : narcolepsy and hypersomnia --
pt. IV. Walking, talking, and other parasomnias --
11. While you were sleeping : walking, talking, and other strange nighttime activities --
12. Night terrors and other frightening or unpleasant sleep problems --
13. Living with a parasomnia --
14. Battling the midnight blues : pediatric sleep disorders --
pt. V. The part of tens --
15. The top ten sleep disrupters, and how to deal with 'em --
16. Ten signs that your bedmate has a sleep disorder --
17. Ten tips to help you turn your bedroom into a sleep sanctuary --
Appendix. Resources and products.
Series Title: --For dummies.
Responsibility: by Max Hirshkowitz and Patricia B. Smith ; foreword by William C. Dement.
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When the last dinner dishes have been put away and the evening news is over, most of us think about going to bed. But for the millions who suffer from a chronic sleep disorder, going to bed doesn't  Read more...

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