Sleep Disorders and Neurological Disease by P-MarcelDekker

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									Sleep Disorders and Neurological Disease
Neurological Disease and Therapy Series, Book 49

Editor: Antonio Culebras
Table of Contents

Historical Perspective on Sleep and Man

Michael J. Thorpy

Neurobiology and Segmental Neurology of Sleep

Antonio Culebras

Disorders of Development and Maturation of Sleep, and
Sleep Disorders in Infancy, Childhood, and Cerebral Palsy

Stephen H. Sheldon

Sleep-Related Respiratory Physiology in Infancy, Sleep Apnea
Syndromes in Infancy and Childhood, and Polysomnography

Gabriele M. Barthlen and Stephen H. Sheldon

Dissociated States of Brain and Mind

Mark W. Mahowald and Carlos H. Schenck

The Role of Melatonin in Sleep and Sleep Disorders

Irina V. Zhdanova

Delayed-Sleep-Phase Syndrome and Other Circadian-Rhythm Sleep Disorders

Charles P. Pollak

Insomnia in Neurology

Elio Lugaresi, Federica Provini, and Giuseppe Plazzi

Motor Disorders of Sleep: Periodic, Aperiodic, and Rhythmic
Motor Disorders and Parasomnias

Pasquale Montagna

Sleep in Neurodegenerative Disorders

Sudhansu Chokroverty

Parkinson’s Disease and Extrapyramidal Disorders

Robert L. Rodnitzky

Sleep and Nocturnal Delirium in the Dementias: Alzheimer’s
Disease, Multi-Infarct Dementia, and Parkinson’s Disease

Donald L. Bliwise

Obstructive and Nonobstructive Sleep Apnea: The Neurological Perspective

Christian Guilleminault and Ali G. Bassiri

Sleep and Stroke

Heikki PalomÄki and Markku Partinen

Sleep, Epilepsy, and Sudden Death
Christine Quinto and Sudhansu Chokroverty

Narcolepsy, Idiopathic Hypersomnia, and Periodic Hypersomnias

Claudio Bassetti and Michael S. Aldrich

Headache Disorders and Sleep

Antonio Culebras

Sleep in Traumatic Brain Injury and Other Acquired CNS Conditions

Mark W. Mahowald

Sleep Disorders Associated with Multiple Sclerosis

Antonio Culebras

Sleep Disorders and Neuromuscular Disorders

Antonio Culebras
Description

This book examines the neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, and neuroclinical aspects of sleep and asserts
that all sleep problems originate in brain dysfunction, whether structural as in brain tumors, behavioral as
in insomnia, degenerative as in fatal familial insomnia, neurochemical as in narcolepsy, or neuromuscular
as in sleep apnea.


Examines the role of melatonin in sleep initiation and maintenance!


Written by a varied group of international experts who focus on the fabric of neurological mechanisms and
manifestations that underlie sleep, Sleep Disorders and Neurological Disease
investigates the refreshing properties of sleep and its influence on alertness, attention, concentration,
memory, and mood
describes sleep dysfunction resulting from common neurological disorders, including Parkinson’s disease
and multiple sclerosis
explains intrinsic sleep disorders such as narcolepsy and idiopathic CNS hypersomnia
outlines the historical development of the neurochemistry, electrophysiology, neurophysiology, and
chronobiology of sleep disorders
investigates sleep pathology and sleep disorder medications
discusses parasomnias, including sleep-wake transition and arousal disorders
covers state dissociations such as Charles Bonnet syndrome and phantom limb phenomena
suggests treatments for improving the sleep of patients with extrapyramidal disorders
and more!
Reviews

"...It is...extremely welcome and timely to have Antonio Culebras’s volume on sleep disorders and
neurological disease. Not many multiauthored texts are a good read. This one is. Most of the chapters
start with either an illustrative case or the history of the topic. They then proceed to the clinical
importance and on to the pathophysiology and treatment. The chapters are so well written that the
nonneurologist will find them easy reading. Yet they contain all that neurologists and most that sleep
specialists need to know, including a synopsis of relevant, current, neuroscience, and extensive recent
literature citations."



"...a welcome addition to the library of sleep medicine books. Though it clearly targets neurologists, it will
be of interest to a wide range of professionals interested in sleep medicine."
eurologists,
it will be of interest to a wide range of professionals interested in sleep medicine."

								
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