Sleep: Multi-Professional Perspectives

Sleep: Multi-Professional Perspectives

by Dietmar Hank
     
 

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This book brings together an unprecedented number and range of contributions from different disciplines relating to sleep in one comprehensive volume. The contributors explore the science of sleep - what it is, what makes it happen and why we do it - as well as the measurement of sleep, its importance for daytime performance and its sociological and cultural aspects…  See more details below

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This book brings together an unprecedented number and range of contributions from different disciplines relating to sleep in one comprehensive volume. The contributors explore the science of sleep - what it is, what makes it happen and why we do it - as well as the measurement of sleep, its importance for daytime performance and its sociological and cultural aspects. Sleep disorders, sleep quality and the importance of sleep for daytime performance are also explored, as are the ways in which sleep can be affected by medication and medical and psychiatric conditions. This groundbreaking and insightful book will be of great interest to students, academics and professionals in a wide range of disciplines, and anyone else who wishes to discover more about this fascinating topic.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780857002570
Publisher:
Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date:
07/15/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
328
File size:
5 MB

Meet the Author

Andrew Green is a Specialist Occupational Therapist at The Burden Centre for Neuropsychiatry in Bristol, UK. He has an MSc from the University of Exeter and an MPhil from the University of Southampton. Since 1999, he has been involved in running an innovative group for the cognitive behavioural management of insomnia, and has become increasingly interested in sleep and the behavioural management of sleep disorders. Alex Westcombe is a Clinical Psychologist working for North Bristol NHS Trust. He has worked in a range of physical health settings, including in fatigue, pain and burns services. Ved Varma is a retired Psychologist based in London, UK.
Alex Westcombe is a Psychologist within North Bristol NHS Trust. He lives in Bristol.
Andrew Green trained in occupational therapy in York and is now a specialist occupational therapist in North Bristol NHS Trust's sleep disorders service at the Rosa Burden Centre. He has higher degrees from the University of Exeter and the University of Southampton. Since 1999 he has been involved in group and individual cognitive behavioural management of insomnia and has become increasingly involved in the behavioural management of other sleep disorders. He lives in Bristol, UK.

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