The Pharmacology of Sleep / Edition 1

The Pharmacology of Sleep / Edition 1

by Anthony Kales
     
 

ISBN-10: 3540589619

ISBN-13: 9783540589617

Pub. Date: 12/11/1995

Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

A review of the current state of the clinical and basic science of the pharmacology of sleep. The information provided ranges from a historical perspective to current concepts of sleep mechanisms, including the interaction between pharmacology and sleep-wake regulation and between chronopahrmacology and sleep-wake rhythms. For the first time in one single volume,

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A review of the current state of the clinical and basic science of the pharmacology of sleep. The information provided ranges from a historical perspective to current concepts of sleep mechanisms, including the interaction between pharmacology and sleep-wake regulation and between chronopahrmacology and sleep-wake rhythms. For the first time in one single volume, both the basic mechanisms of sleep, and the basic and clinical aspects of the pharmacology of sleep are dealt with in a thorough, comprehensive and authoritative manner. The chapters, written by the foremost scientific authorities in this field, integrate the latest information on the basic mechanisms of drugs as they relate to their effects on sleep.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783540589617
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
12/11/1995
Series:
Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology Series, #116
Edition description:
1995
Pages:
583
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Evolution of Concepts of Mechanisms of Sleep1
Ch. 2Principles of Sleep Regulation: Implications for the Effect of Hypnotics on Sleep29
Ch. 3Principles of Chronopharmacology and the Sleep-Wake Rhythm47
Ch. 4Pharmacology of the Catecholaminergic System65
Ch. 5The Serotoninergic System and Sleep-Wakefulness Regulation91
Ch. 6Pharmacology of the Histaminergic System117
Ch. 7Pharmacology of the Cholinergic System143
Ch. 8Pharmacology of the GABAergic/Benzodiazepine System211
Ch. 9Pharmacology of the CNS Peptides243
Ch. 10Hormones and Sleep279
Ch. 11Pharmacology of the Adenosine System307
Ch. 12Methodological Issues in Pharmacological Studies of Sleep323
Ch. 13Hypnotic Drugs345
Ch. 14Anxiolytic Drugs387
Ch. 15Stimulant Drugs421
Ch. 16Neuroleptics, Antihistamines and Antiparkinsonian Drugs: Effect on Sleep443
Ch. 17Antidepressant and Antimanic Drugs465
Ch. 18Anticonvulsant Drugs491
Ch. 19Mechanisms of Benzodiazepine Drug Dependence503
Ch. 20Sleep Disturbances as Side Effects of Therapeutic Drugs537
Subject Index569

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