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Understanding sleep : the evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders

Author: Mark R Pressman; William C Orr; American Psychological Association.; Ovid Technologies, Inc.
Publisher: Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, ©1997.
Series: Application and practice in health psychology.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This volume examines developments from the field of sleep study and outlines methods for the evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders. It provides a review of the biological rhythms and stages of sleep and outlines the various categories of sleep disorders. It provides methods to chart clients' sleep patterns and behavioral approaches that may help relieve such problems as insomnia. It also describes specific  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 97001393
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark R Pressman; William C Orr; American Psychological Association.; Ovid Technologies, Inc.
OCLC Number: 222086655
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 566 p.) : ill.
Contents: Basics of sleep / Max Hirshkowitz, Constance A. Moore, and Gisele Minhoto --
Basics of biological rhythms / Scott S. Campbell --
Introduction to sleep disorders / Saul A. Rothenberg --
Psychophysiology of sleep deprivation and disruption / James K. Walsh and Scott S. Lindblom --
Public policy and sleep disorders / Mary A. Carskadon and Jennifer F. Taylor --
Diagnostic interview and differential diagnosis for complaints of insomnia / Arthur J. Spielman and Paul B. Glovinsky --
Diagnostic interview and differential diagnosis for complaints of excessive daytime sleepiness / Jeanine L. White and Merrill M. Mitler. Polysomnogram / Sonia Ancoli-Israel --
Significance and interpretation of the polysomnogram / Richard P. Allen --
Measurement of daytime sleepiness / Sidney D. Nau --
Delayed sleep phase syndrome and related conditions / Gary K. Zammit --
Shift work / Timothy H. Monk --
Obstructive sleep apnea: natural history and varieties of the clinical presentation / William C. Orr --
Obstructive sleep apnea: treatment options, efficacy, and effects / Paul Saskin --
Methods and problems of treatment compliance in obstructive sleep apnea / Nancy Barone Kribbs. Behavioral techniques and biofeedback for insomnia / Richard R. Bootzin and Steven P. Rider --
Hypnotics, alcohol, and caffeine: relation to insomnia / Timothy Roehrs and Thomas Roth --
Sleep and sleep disorders in cardiopulmonary diseases / Joyce A. Walsleben --
Sleep and sleep disorders in noncardiopulmonary medical disorders / Mark R. Pressman, Stephen Gollomp, Robert L. Benz, and Donald D. Peterson --
Effects of hospitalization, surgery, and anesthesia on sleep and biological rhythms / Mark R. Pressman, Thomas J. Meyer, Donald D. Peterson, Lee W. Greenspon, and William G. Figueroa. Sleep deprivation and the immune system / Carol A. Everson --
Children and sleep / Jodi A. Mindell --
Sleep and aging / Donald L. Bliwise --
Sleep and pregnancy / Gila Hertz --
Sleep in depression and anxiety / J. Catesby Ware and Charles M. Morin.
Series Title: Application and practice in health psychology.
Responsibility: edited by Mark R. Pressman, William C. Orr.

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This volume examines developments from the field of sleep study and outlines methods for the evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders. It provides a review of the biological rhythms and stages of sleep and outlines the various categories of sleep disorders. It provides methods to chart clients' sleep patterns and behavioral approaches that may help relieve such problems as insomnia. It also describes specific sleep disorders associated with childhood, the aging process, and pregnancy. In addition, the medical contexts of sleep disorders for both cardiopulmonary and noncardiopulmonary diseases are discussed. The volume provides descriptions of the diagnostic tools and treatments available at the growing number of sleep laboratories and the various treatments that sleep specialists provide. It is intended for health psychologists, therapists, psychiatrists, physicians, nurses, neurologists and graduate students.

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