Medications and Sleep, An Issue of Sleep Medicine Clinics - E-Book


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This issue comprises two parts. The first part examines pharmacology of drug classes and effects on the sleep--wake processes. The second part focuses on therapeutics for various sleep disorders. In the first part, basic neuropharmacology of sleep-wake states is discussed. Other articles review hypnotics, allergy and cardiovascular drugs, anti-convulsant drugs, anti-depressant and anti-psychotic drugs, and stimulants. The second part focuses on pharmacology for specific sleep disorders: primary insomnia, co-morbid insomnia, sleep-related breathing disorders, narcolepsy and disorders of daytime sleepiness, movement disroders, parasomnias, and circadian rhythm disorders.



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Published 15 December 2010
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EAN13 9781455700653
Language English
Document size 2 MB

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