Providing an up-to-date overview of the field, this state-of-the-art reference details how sleep and circadian rhythms are interconnected, revealing the impact of various disease states on, and the molecular and genetic basis for, disrupted sleep and circadian rhythmicity and their effects on physical and mental health, safety, performance, and productivity.
Integrates current and rapidly advancing discoveries of sleep and circadian rhythms!
Offering an integrative approach to research findings from basic science to clinical points of view, Regulation of Sleep and Circadian Rhythms discusses
Complete with over 3200 references, tables, and figures, Regulation of Sleep and Circadian Rhythms is an essential resource for clinical neurologists and neurobiologists, pulmonologists, psychiatrists and behavioral scientists, endocrinologists and neuroendocrinologists, chronobiologists, sleep specialists, general medicine practitioners and internists, gerontologists, psychologists, and graduate and medical school students in these disciplines.
Table of Contents
Introduction to Sleep and Circadian Rhythms, Phyllis C. Zee and Fred W. Turek
Ontogeny of Sleep and Circadian Rhythms, Fred C. Davis, Marcos G. Frank, and H. Craig Heller
Neural Control of Sleep, J. Allan Hobson
Circadian and Homeostatic Control of Wakefulness and Sleep, Derk-Jan Dijk and Dale M. Edgar
Influence of Light on Circadian Rhythmicity in Humans, Charles A. Czeisler and Kenneth P. Wright, Jr.
Role of Melatonin in the Regulation of Sleep, Fred W. Turek and Charles A. Czeisler
Melatonin and Circadian Rhythmicity in Vertebrates: Physiological Roles and Pharmacological Effects, David R. Weaver
The Impact of Changes in Nightlength (Scotoperiod) on Human Sleep, Thomas A. Wehr
Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Sleep, Tarja Porkka-Heiskanen and Dag Stenberg
Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Circadian Rhythms in Mammals, Piotr Zlomanczuk and William J. Schwartz
Molecular and Genetic Aspects of Sleep, Thomas S. Kilduff and Emmanuel Mignot
Molecular Genetic Approaches to the Identity and Function of Circadian Clock Genes, Jonathan P. Wisor and Joseph S. Takahashi
Circadian and Sleep Control of Hormonal Secretions, Eve Van Cauter and Karine Spiegel
Relationships Between Sleep and Immune Function, James M. Krueger, Jidong Fang, and Rachael A. Floyd
Intrinsic Disruption of Normal Sleep and Circadian Patterns, Scott S. Campbell
Sleep and Circadian Rhythm Disorders in Aging and Dementia, Donald L. Bliwise
Effects of Sleep and Circadian Rhythms on Performance, Julie Carrier and Timothy H. Monk
Neurological Disorders Associated with Disturbed Sleep and Circadian Rhythms, Phyllis C. Zee and Zoran M. Grujic
Psychiatric Disorders Associated with Disturbed Sleep and Circadian Rhythms, Daniel J. Buysse, Eric A. Nofzinger, Matcheri S. Keshavan, Charles F. Reynolds III, and David J. Kupfer