Sleep Deprivation and Disease Effects on the Body, Brain and Behavior

The cognitive and behavioral implications of sleep deprivation have been noted in the medical literature for many years.  In addition, emerging research continues to demonstrate the contribution of sleep deprivation to some of the most common and costly health conditions today.  Sleep Deprivation an...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Bianchi, Matt T. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York, NY Springer New York 2014, 2014
Edition:1st ed. 2014
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:The cognitive and behavioral implications of sleep deprivation have been noted in the medical literature for many years.  In addition, emerging research continues to demonstrate the contribution of sleep deprivation to some of the most common and costly health conditions today.  Sleep Deprivation and Disease provides clinically relevant scientific information to help clinicians, public health professionals, and researchers recognize the ramifications of sleep deprivation across a broad spectrum of health topics.  This timely reference covers sleep physiology, experimental approaches to sleep deprivation and measurement of its consequences, as well as health and operational consequences of sleep deprivation.  Clinical challenges and areas of uncertainty are also presented in order to encourage future advancements in sleep medicine and help patients avoid the outcomes associated with the myriad causes of sleep deprivation
Physical Description:XIII, 287 p. 42 illus., 28 illus. in color online resource
ISBN:9781461490876