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Sleep : your questions answered / Renata L. Riha.

  • Riha, Renata L.
Date
2007
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

London ; New York : Dorling Kindersley Limited, 2007.

Physical description

192 pages : colour illustrations ; 20 cm.

Notes

Includes index.

Contents

[pt. 1]. Understanding sleep -- The rhythms of sleep -- The states of sleep -- Chemicals involved in sleep -- Amount of sleep -- Night owls and early birds -- Dreams and dreaming -- [pt. 2]. Sleeping well -- Getting enough sleep -- Sleeping environments -- Sleep promotion -- Sleep disrupters -- Mood and memory -- Sleep diary -- [pt. 3]. Sleep disorders -- Disrupted sleep -- Insomnia -- Narcolepsy and abnormal daytime sleepiness -- Sleep-disordered breathing -- Treating sleep apnea with CPAP -- Snoring -- Limb movement disorders -- Disorders in the timing of sleep -- Reducing the effects of jet lag -- Parasomnias -- [pt. 4]. Illness, aging, and sleep -- Respiratory disorders -- Hormonal imbalances, heart disease, and indigestion -- Sleep and cancer -- Sleep and pain -- Sleep and mood disorders -- Could I be depressed? -- Sleep and seasonal affective disorder (SAD) -- How aging affects sleep -- Sleep and drugs.
[pt. 5]. Sleep and neurological problems -- Common neurological diseases -- Adults with intellectual disability -- [pt. 6]. Women and sleep -- Sleep differences between the sexes -- Sleep and menstruation -- Sleep and pregnancy -- Sleep patterns during pregnancy -- Early stages of motherhood -- Sleep and menopause -- [pt. 7]. Children and adolescents -- Babies -- From infancy to adolescence -- Sleep hygiene for children -- Sleep problems in children -- How can I tell if my child has a sleep problem? -- Bed-wetting -- Adolescent sleep-wake patterns -- [pt. 8]. Tests and treatments -- Investigating sleep problems -- Treatments -- Useful addresses -- Index and acknowledgments.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • Location

    Medical Collection WL108 2007R57s

    Access

    Open shelves

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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9780756626181
  • 0756626188
  • 9781405317566
  • 1405317566