Handbook of Insomnia, 2014


Language: Anglais
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66 p. · 12.7x20.1 cm · Paperback
Insomnia is the difficulty initiating or maintaining sleep, including poor quality or quantity of sleep, often leading to impaired functioning and development of chronic sleep disturbances. Insomnia affects up to 50% of the general population globally, of which approximately 10% suffer from chronic insomnia. However, according to the National Sleep Foundation, less that 20% of patients with insomnia and related sleep disorders use a pharmacological intervention, highlighting a significant treatment gap. Handbook of Insomnia provides clinically-applicable insight into this condition, delving into the causes of insomnia, available and emerging treatment options and patient-centered guidelines for improving sleep hygiene and adopting successful lifestyle adjustments. This concise, fully illustrated handbook is the ideal resource for busy medical professionals and trainees with an interest in best-practice, evidence-based approaches to the management of insomnia and related sleep disorders
Clinical features of insomnia.- Causes of insomnia.- Patient assessment in insomnia.- Treating insomnia.- Managing insomnia in special populations.
Daniel J. Taylor, PhD, CBSM, D,ABSM: Dr. Taylor is an Associate Professor of Psychology in the Clinical Health Psychology Program at the University of North Texas, where he is also the director of an accredited Behavioral Sleep Medicine training site. Dr. Taylor is a licensed psychologist and is certified in both Sleep Medicine and Behavioral Sleep Medicine by the American Board of Sleep Medicine. Dr. Taylor has served on the board of directors of the Society of Behavioral Sleep Medicine and Sleep Research Society and has served on several committees for the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Dr. Taylor has received several National Institutes of Health and Department of Defense grants to support his research on the epidemiology and treatment of insomnia comorbid with medical and psychiatric disorders and has published extensively in these areas.

Concise overview of the etiology, diagnosis, assessment and treatment of insomnia

Comprehensive coverage of treatment approaches in insomnia and related sleep disorders, including recent advances and drug developments

Includes the most up-to-date clinical information, including major international guidelines such as the International Classification of Sleep Disorders and the recently-updated DSM-5