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The strong association between mental health and sleep is examined here in topics that include: Epidemiology of sleep disorders, co-morbidity with mental health disorders and impact on health and quality of life; Neurobiology of sleep; Neurobiology of circadian rhythms; Genetics of sleep disorders; Sleep disturbances in anxiety disorders; Sleep disturbances in mood disorders; Sleep disturbances in schizophrenia; Sleep disturbances in substance abuse disorders; Sleep disturbances and behavioral disturbances in children and adolescents; Sleep disturbances and behavioral disturbances in the elderly; Sleep disturbances and behavioral symptoms in medical patients; Effects of psychotropic medications on sleep continuity and sleep architecture; Circadian rhythm sleep disorders; New developments in sleep medications of relevance to mental health disorders; and Primary sleep disorders: identification and treatment by psychiatrists.



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Sleep Disorders and Mental Health
Psychiatric Clinics of North America
Andrew Winokur, MD, PhD Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT, USA Jayesh Kamath, MD, PhD Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT, USA Clinics Review Articles www.psych.theclinics.com December 2015 • Volume 38 • Number 4
Table of Contents
Cover image
Title page
Contributors Editors Authors
Forthcoming Issues Forthcoming Issues Recent Issues
Preface. Sleep Disorders and Mental Health
The Relationship Between Sleep Disturbances and Psychiatric Disorders: Introduction and Overview Key points Changes in the approach to the diagnosis of sleep disorders with diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders, fifth edition
The prevalence of sleep disturbances in psychiatric disorders
The relevance of sleep disturbance to the clinical practice of psychiatry
Summary References
The Neurobiology of Sleep and Wakefulness Key points Cortical activity during sleep and wakefulness