Sleep Deprivation: Basic Science, Physiology and Behavior, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Sleep Deprivation

Basic Science, Physiology and Behavior, 1st Edition

Edited by Clete A. Kushida

CRC Press

560 pages

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Analyzing ground-breaking research, this reference highlights the impact of sleep deprivation on the well-being of the individual and society-presenting current theories on the function of sleep, the effects of sleep deprivation on patients with medical and psychiatric conditions, as well as providing interpretative and methodological results in comparative studies of sleep deprivation.

Table of Contents

Perspectives; History of Sleep Deprivation; Sleep Deprivation/Fragmentation Paradigms; Total Sleep Deprivation; Partial and Sleep-State Selective Deprivation; Extrinsic Factors Affecting Sleep Loss/Deprivation; Environmental Influences on Sleep and Sleep Deprivation; Shift Work June; Intrinsic Factors Affecting Sleep Loss/Deprivation: Cognitive, Physiologic, and Molecular Associations; Attention and Memory Changes; Cortical and Electroencephalographic Changes; Intrinsic Factors Affecting Sleep Loss/Deprivation: Psychiatric Associations; Mood Changes; Antidepressant Effects; Other Intrinsic Factors Affecting Sleep Loss/Deprivation; Age and Individual Determinants of Sleep Loss Effects; Homeostatic and Circadian Influences.

About the Editor

Clete A. Kushida

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Pulmonary & Thoracic Medicine
MEDICAL / Psychiatry / General