Handbook of Sleep Medicine by Alon Y. Avidan MD MPH, Phyllis C. Zee MD PhD

By Alon Y. Avidan MD MPH, Phyllis C. Zee MD PhD

This pocket-sized guide is a realistic advisor to the review and administration of sleep problems. it's written through individual sleep drugs specialists and covers a large, multidisciplinary variety of subject matters in neurology, pulmonary medication, psychiatry and pediatrics.

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Difficulties falling asleep or remaining asleep during desired sleep hours represent the most widespread sleep-related symptoms. Insomnia disorders are the most highly prevalent within the sleep disorder nosologies. People who are unable to achieve adequate nighttime sleep, even though they have the opportunity and adequate time to be sleeping, often report negative daytime consequences and reduced quality of life. Although insomnia may exist as an independent condition, patients diagnosed with insomnia frequently have comorbid conditions, including psychiatric, medical, and other sleep disorders.

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