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2nd Edition

Sleep and Psychosomatic Medicine

ISBN 9781498737289
Published June 10, 2016 by CRC Press
356 Pages 17 Color & 33 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Sleep and Psychosomatic Medicine presents an overview of sleep medicine and the management of common sleep disorders seen in a wide variety of practice settings.

Chapters have been written by experts in the field in order to provide physicians of a wide range of interests and abilities with a highly readable exposition of the principal results, including numerous well articulated examples and a rich discussion of applications.

The second edition has been revised to further broaden the scope with the inclusion of several new chapters such as Sleep and Dermatology, Fatigue in Chronic Medical Conditions, Occupational Sleep Medicine, Restless Legs Syndrome and Neuropsychiatric Disorders and Sleep Dysfunction after Traumatic Brain Injury, to name a few.

This second edition of Sleep and Psychosomatic Medicine is an interdisciplinary, scholarly, authoritative, evidence-based review of the field designed to meet the needs of a wide range of health care professionals, including psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, medical students, and social workers in health care settings.

Table of Contents

Classification of Sleep Disorders. Sleep and Gastrointestinal Functioning. Sleep and Attachment Disorders in Children. Fatigue in Chronic Medical Conditions: A Psychosomatic Perspective. Occupational Sleep Medicine: Role of Social Stressors. Restless Leg Syndrome and Neuropsychiatric Disorders. Narcolepsy and Psychosomatic Illnesses. Sleep and Headache Disorders. Fibromyalgia and the Neurobiology of Sleep. Sleep in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Sleep and Coronary Heart Disease. Sleep and Personality Disorders. Sleep and Dermatology. Neuroimaging of Sleep and Depression. Sleep Alterations in Schizophrenia. Sleep Dysfunction after Traumatic Brain Injury. Dreaming in Psychiatric Patients.Medication Effects on Sleep.Behavioral Intervention for Sleep Disorders. Sleep Deprivation Therapy: A Rapid-Acting Antidepressant. Non-Pharmacological Interventions for Insomnia in Cancer Patients.

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Edited by

S.R. Pandi-Perumal, president and CEO, Somnogen Canada Inc., Toronto, Canada

Meera Narasimhan, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, USA

Milton Kramer, emeritus professor of psychiatry, University of Cincinnati, USA