This is a comprehensive review of sleep, dreaming, sleep disorders, and the functions of sleep and dreams. It is designed as a text for undergraduates in psychology, biology, nursing and related areas. The author discusses sleep under the headings of measurement, homeostatic, rhythmic, physiology, and sleep in animals. Dreaming is examined in the nature of dreams, dream theories, and dream interpretation.
Intended as an introductory text for undergraduate students, this book provides a thorough review of sleep, the phenomena of dreams, and a discussion of sleep disorders....This is a lucidly written, clearly articulated examination of sleep, dreams, and sleep disorders, and offers a comprehensive review of the material.--Contemporary Psychology