The Oxford Handbook of Sleep and Sleep Disorders

Hardcover | February 9, 2012

EditorCharles M. Morin, Colin Espie

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From the ancients to the present day, the importance of sleep has seldom been disputed, but it has never had top billing in comparison to other components of healthy living. Now, however, it seems that the combined critical mass of research, the needs of the population, and the shifting weightof professional interest is pushing sleep to the academic and research forefront. The Oxford Handbook of Sleep and Sleep Disorders provides a comprehensive and state-of-the-art review of knowledge about current research and clinical developments in normal and abnormal sleep. The handbook comprises three sections: Section I covers the basics of normal sleep, its functions, and its relationships to emotions, cognitions, performance, psychopathology, and public health and safety issues. Section II addresses abnormal sleep, including disorders like insomnia, parasomnias,circadian rhythm disorders, and sleep apnea. An informed classification of sleep/wake disorders is presented along with a protocol for assessing sleep-wake complaints and evidence-based treatment options. Section III provides a developmental perspective on sleep and sleep problems in childhood,adolescence, and in late life, and a discussion of sleep disturbances in selected special populations. Written by eminent international experts from diverse fields of study and clinical backgrounds, this handbook is a comprehensive resource that will meet the needs of clinicians, researchers, and trainees with an interest in the multidisciplinary and emerging field of sleep medicine.

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From the ancients to the present day, the importance of sleep has seldom been disputed, but it has never had top billing in comparison to other components of healthy living. Now, however, it seems that the combined critical mass of research, the needs of the population, and the shifting weightof professional interest is pushing sleep t...

Charles M. Morin, PhD, is Professor of Psychology at Laval University in Quebec, Canada. Colin Espie, MAppSci, PhD, CPsychol, FBPsS, FCS, is Professor of Clinical Psychology and Director of University of Glasgow Sleep Centre.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:928 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:February 9, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019537620X

ISBN - 13:9780195376203

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Charles M. Morin and Colin Espie: IntroductionSection I. Sleep1. Philippe Peigneux, Charline Urbain, and Remy Schmitz: Sleep and the brain2. Derk-Jan Dijkn and Alpar Lazar: The regulation of human sleep and wakefulness: Sleep Homeostasis and Circadian Rhythmicity3. Yvonne Harrison: The functions of sleep4. Kathryn A. Lee and Elisabeth A. Rosen: Sleep and human development5. Timothy H. Monk: Sleep and human performance6. Matthew P. Walker: The role of sleep in neurocognitive function7. Martica Hall, Jessica Levenson, and Brant Hasler: Sleep and emotion8. Joseph De Koninck: Sleep, Dreams, and Dreaming9. Polina Eidelman, Anda Gershon, Eleanor McGlinchey, and Allison G. Harvey: Sleep and psychopathology10. Dieter Riemann and Christoph Nissen: Sleep and psychotropic drugs11. Sara Arber, Robert Meadows, and Susan Venn: Sleep and society12. Torbjorn Akerstedt and Goran Kecklund: Sleep, work, and occupational stress13. Helen S. Driver: Sleep and gender: the paradox of sex and sleep?14. Jason Ellis: Sleep and the psychology curriculumSection II. Sleep DisordersEpidemiology, Classification, and Assessment15. Kevin Morgan: Epidemiology of sleep16. Damien Leger: A socio-economic perspective on sleep disorders17. Rosalind D. Cartwright: Forensic aspects of sleep disorders18. Jack D. Edinger and Charles M. Morin: Sleep disorders classification and diagnosis19. James K. Wyatt, Jamie A. Cvengros, and Jason C. Ong: Clinical assessment of sleep-wake complaintsSleep/Wake Disorders20. Philip Gehrman, James Findley, and Michael Perlis: Insomnia I: Etiology and conceptualization21. Celyne H. Bastien, Isabelle Turcotte, and Genevieve St-Jean: Insomnia II: Behavioral and physiological assessment22. Kenneth L. Lichstein, Gregory S. Vander Wal, and Haley R. Dillon: Insomnia III: Therapeutic Approaches23. Rachel Manber, Tricia Haynes, and Allison T. Siebern: Sleep and psychiatric disorders24. Leanne Fleming and Judith R. Davidson: Sleep and medical disorders25. J. Todd Arnedt, Deirdre A. Conroy, and Kirk J. Brower: Sleep and substance abuse disorders26. Anne Germain: Parasomnias I: Nightmares27. Antonio Zadra and Mathieu Pilon: Parasomnias II: Night terrors and somnambulism28. Leon C. Lack and Helen R. Wright: Circadian rhythm disorders I: Phase-advanced and phase-delayed syndromes29. Annie Vallieres and Emmanuelle Bastille-Denis: Circadian rhythm disorders II: Shift-work and jet-lag30. Terri E. Weaver and Lichuan Ye: Sleep-related breathing disorders31. Yves Dauvilliers and Sophie Bayard: Hypersomnia and narcolepsy32. Richard P. Allen: Restless legs syndrome and periodic limb movementsSection III. Sleep and Special Populations33. Melisa Moore and Jodi A. Mindell: Sleep-related problems in childhood34. Amy R. Wolfson and Edward B. O'Malley: Sleep-related problems in adolescence35. Jeanne E. Maglione and Sonia Ancoli-Israel: Sleep disturbances in elderly36. Luci D. Wiggs: Sleep disturbances and learning disability (mental retardation)37. Marie-Christine Ouellet, Simon Beaulieu-Bonneau, and Charles M. Morin: Sleep-Wake Disturbances and Fatigue in Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury38. Michael T. Smith, Adeel Nasir, Claudia M. Campbell, and Renata Okonkwo: Sleep Disturbance and Chronic Pain: Biobehavioral InteractionsConclusion