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Title Clinical pharmacology of sleep / edited by S.R. Pandi-Perumal and J.M. Monti
Published Basel ; Boston : Birkhäuser, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 239 pages) : illustrations
Contents Primary and secondary insomnia -- Primary insomnia: diagnosis and treatment -- Neuropharmacology of obstructive sleep apnea and central apnea -- Narcolepsy syndrome: a new view at the beginning of the second millennium -- Sleep disturbances in restless legs syndrome (RLS) and periodic limb movements (PLM) -- Sleep disturbances in anxiety disorders -- Sleep disturbances in affective disorders -- Sleep disturbance in schizophrenia -- Clinical pharmacology of sleep disturbances in children and adolescents -- Assessment and treatment of sleep disturbances in aged population -- Sleep disturbances in Alzheimer's disease -- Sleep disturbance during menopause -- Chronopharmacology and its implications to the pharmacology of sleep -- Overview of currently available benzodiazepine and nonbenzodiazepine hypnotics -- Rebound and withdrawal with benzodiazepine and non-benzodiazepine hypnotic medication
Summary Covers clinical and pharmacological treatments for various sleep disorders, such as insomnia, sleep apnea, narcolepsy, restless legs syndrome, and periodic limb movement syndrome. This volume addresses the use of sleep medications in children, adolescents, and in the elderly, and also offers an overview of hypnotic medications
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
In Springer e-books
Subject Sleep disorders -- Chemotherapy.
Sleep disorders.
Sleep Wake Disorders -- drug therapy.
Mental Disorders -- complications.
Sleep Wake Disorders -- complications.
Form Electronic book
Author Monti, Jaime M.
Pandi-Perumal, S. R.
LC no. 2005057076
ISBN 3764372621
3764372621 (alk. paper)