Sleep: Physiology, Investigations, and Medicine

Sleep: Physiology, Investigations, and Medicine

by Michel Billiard (Editor)

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2003)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781461349709
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 10/30/2012
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2003
Pages: 764
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.06(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1: Physiology of Sleep. 1. Normal sleep; C. Guilleminault, M.L. Kreutzer. 2. Normal sleep in children; D. Samson-Dollfus. 3. Neurobiology of the sleep-wake cycle; J. Adrien. 4. The major physiological functions during sleep; Y. Dauvilliers. 5. Models of human sleep regulation; D.G.M. Beersma. 6. Melatonin and sleep-wake rhythm; B. Claustrat. 7. Molecular genetics, circadian rhythms and sleep; Y. Dauvilliers, M. Tafti, E. Mignot. 8. Mental activities during sleep; J. De Koninck.
Part 2: Diagnostic Procedures. 9. Polysomnography; A. Besset. 10. Ambulatory systems; T. Penzel, J.H. Peter. 11. Guidelines for visual sleep analysis; A. Besset. 12. Automatic sleep analysis; A. Besset. 13. Investigation of vigilance and sleepiness; A. Besset.
Part 3: Disorders of Sleep and Wakefulness.
A) Insomnias. 14. Insomnia: Introduction; N. Darchia, I. Gvilia. 15. A decision tree approach to the differential diagnosis of insomnia; J. Grenier. 16. Transient and short term insomnia; R. Peraita Adrados. 17. Primary insomnia; C.M. Morin. 18. Insomnia associated with medical disorders; M. Billiard. 19. Insomnia associated with psychiatric disorders; L. Garma. 20. Insomnia linked to medications; E. Corruble, D. Warot, C. Soubrie. 21. Benzodiazepines and new non-benzodiazepine agents; J.M. Monti. 22. Other medicationsused for insomnia; F. Goldenberg. 23. Insomnia in children: Clinical aspects and treatment; Y. Navelet. 24. Sleep and circadian rhythms in normal aging; J. Carrier, D. Bliwise.
B) Hypersomnias. 25. Hypersomnias: Introduction; M. Billiard. 26. A decision tree approach to the differential diagnosis of hypersomnia; M. Billiard. 27. Insufficient sleep syndrome; M.S. Aldrich. 28. Medication and alcohol dependent sleepiness; D. Warot, E. Corruble. 29. Obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome and upper airway resistance syndrome; J. Krieger. 30. Surgical and prosthetic treatment for sleep apnoea syndrome and upper airway resistance syndrome; L. Crampette. 31. Narcolepsy; M. Billiard, Y. Dauvilliers. 32. Idiopathic hypersomnia; M. Billiard, A. Besset. 33. Recurrent hypersomnias; M. Billiard. 34. Other hypersomnias; M. Billiard, B. Carlander. 35. Hypersomnia in children; M.J. Challamel.
C) Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorders. 36. Circadian rhythm sleep disorders: Introduction; M. Billiard. 37. A decision tree approach to the differential diagnosis of a circadian rhythm sleep disorders; M. Billiard. 38. Shift work sleep disorder; D. Leger. 39. Time zone change (jet lag) syndrome; M. Tiberge. 40. Circadian rhythm sleep disorders related to an abnormal escape of the sleep-wake cycle; D. Boivin, J. Santo.
D) Parasomnias. 41. Parasomnias; M.F. Vecchierini. 42. Enuresis; M. Av

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