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Treating Sleep Disorders : the Principles and Practice of Behavioral Sleep Medicine - Michael L. Perlis

Treating Sleep Disorders

the Principles and Practice of Behavioral Sleep Medicine

Hardcover Published: 18th August 2003
ISBN: 9780471443438
Number Of Pages: 485

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Sleep occupies more than one-third of our lives and affects our health and well-being throughout the entire day. This text defines the principles which are essential for the practice of sleep medicine, explains various clinical regimens using case studies, and examines areas that need further research and new treatment possibilities. Covered topics include insomnia, paediatric sleep disorders and intrinsic sleep disorders, with overarching chapters on pharmacological interventions and cognitive behavioural theory underlying behavioural interventions.

??brings together for the first time a systematic and coherent overview of the field.? (Psychological Medicine, Vol 34, 2004)

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Contributors.

Section I: Introduction to Behavioral Sleep Medicine.

Chapter 1 A Historical Perspective and Commentary on Practice Issues (Edward J. Stepanski and Michael L . Perlis).

Section II: Assessment.

Chapter 2: The Measurement of Sleep (Leisha J. Smith, Sara Nowakowski, James P. Soef fing, Henry J. Orf f, and Michael L . Perlis).

Section III: Sleep Medicine.

Chapter 3: Sleep Apnea: A Challenge for Behavioral Medicine (Rosalind D. Cartwright).

Chapter 4: Periodic Limb Movements: Assessment and Management Strategies (Jack D. Edinger).

Chapter 5: The Symptomatic Management of Narcolepsy (Ann E. Rogers and Janet Mullington).

Chapter 6: Treatment Efficacy of Behavioral Interventions for Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Restless Legs Syndrome, Periodic Leg Movement Disorder, and Narcolepsy (Tracy F. Kuo and Clete A. Kushida).

Section IV: Behavioral Sleep Medicine.

Part 1: Behavioral Principles and Behavioral Sleep Medicine.

Chapter 7: Behavioral-Cognitive Science: The Foundation of Behavioral Sleep Medicine (Kenneth L . Lichstein and Sidney D. Nau).

Part 2 Adult Sleep Disorders and Behavioral Sleep Medicine.

Chapter 8: Evaluation of Insomnia (Arthur J. Spielman, Deirdre Conroy, and Paul B. Glovinsky).

Chapter 9: Primary Insomnia: Diagnostic Issues, Treatment, and Future Directions (Michael T. Smith, Leisha J. Smith, Sara Nowakowski, and Michael L . Perlis).

Chapter 10: Current Status of Cognitive-Behavior Therapy for Insomnia: Evidence for Treatment Effectiveness and Feasibility (Charles M. Morin, Celyne Bastien, and Josee Savard).

Chapter 11: Secondary Insomnia: Diagnostic Issues, Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment, and Future Directions (Kenneth L . Lichstein, Christina S. McCrae, and Nancy M. Wilson).

Chapter 12: Circadian Rhythm Factors in Insomnia and Their Treatment (Leon C. Lack and Richard R. Bootzin).

Part 3: Pediatric Sleep Disorders and Behavioral Sleep Medicine.

Chapter 13: Clinical Assessment of Pediatric Sleep Disorders (Avi Sadeh).

Chapter 14: Behavioral Insomnias of Childhood-Limit Setting and Sleep Onset Association Disorder: Diagnostic Issues, Behavioral Treatment, and Future Directions (Daniel S. Lewin).

Chapter 15: Parasomnias (Gerald M. Rosen, Daniel P. Kohen, and Mark W. Mahowald).

Chapter 16: Efficacy of Behavioral Interventions for

Pediatric Sleep Disturbance (Brett R. Kuhn and Amy J. Elliott).

Author Index.

Subject Index.

ISBN: 9780471443438
ISBN-10: 0471443433
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 485
Published: 18th August 2003
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 26.05 x 18.3  x 3.96
Weight (kg): 1.08
Edition Number: 1