Library Journal - Library JournalThis is an exceedingly well written, informative, and up-to-date book on the subject of sleep and sleep disorders. It provides understandable and in-depth coverage of numerous perspectives, including sleep physiology, biorhythms, effects and interactions of drugs and alcohol on sleep, sleeping problems, and the role of relaxation therapies and other nondrug techniques. The authors also provide a glossary of terms, a description of numerous drugs prescribed for sleep, and, most important, a nationwide list of medical centers dedicated to evaluating sleep disorders. Theirs is a timely topic of vital concern in today's high-paced, high-tech society. Inside Insomnia is strongly recommended for both general and medical libraries.Mark L. Dembert, M.D., Navy Environmental Health Ctr., Norfolk, Va.
- Random House Publishing Group
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