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Personalized Medicine in Sleep Health

Ronald Grunstein

in Integrative Neuroscience and Personalized Medicine

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195393804
eISBN:
9780199863495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393804.003.0010
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

Personalized sleep medicine is an emerging area of research and practice. Sleep disorders are common with appreciable morbidity and economic impact. Recent studies have identified clear ... More


Ruth

Roza Yakubovitsh

in Scrolls of Love: Ruth and the Song of Songs

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225712
eISBN:
9780823237067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225712.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

These poems present the story of Ruth in the form of a dialogue between Ruth and Boaz on the threshing floor of a barn that could as easily stand in the Polish countryside as on the ... More


The epidemiology of sleep and depression

S. Weich

in Sleep, Health and Society: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199566594
eISBN:
9780191595066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566594.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Sleep disturbances, and insomnia in particular, are extremely common in depression and vice versa. These conditions co-occur more often than each occurs on its own. Insomnia, hypersomnia, and fatigue ... More


Misdiagnosis of sleep disorders in adults and children: implications for clinical practice and epidemiology

G. Stores

in Sleep, Health and Society: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199566594
eISBN:
9780191595066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566594.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

There is increasing concern about the apparently high rate of misdiagnosis of various clinical conditions despite the fact that they seem to be well taught in medical training. How much more likely ... More


The Years of Silence

Ian Ker

in John Henry Newman: A Biography

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199569106
eISBN:
9780191702044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569106.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In 1858, free of the university, John Henry Newman expressed his wish to go back to his old studies. In spite of all his accomplishments, he felt too weary and unfulfilled. He thought maybe time ... More


Control of symptoms other than pain

CICELY SAUNDERS, MARY BAINES, and ROBERT DUNLOP

in Living with Dying: A Guide to Palliative Care

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192625144
eISBN:
9780191730009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192625144.003.0005
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter provides a brief account of the diagnosis and treatment of some of the common symptoms found in terminally ill patients. It discusses the causes and recommended treatment for these ... More


Sleep disorders

Bernard Lapointe

in Palliative Medicine: A case-based manual

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199694143
eISBN:
9780191739255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694143.003.0091
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter provides a case study to show the desired skills, attitudes, and knowledge required to diagnose and manage sleep disorders in palliative patients. It addresses a number of questions such ... More


Sleep-disordered Breathing in Heart Failure

Lip Bun Tan, Thomas Köhnlein, and Mark W.Elliot

in Supportive Care in Heart Failure

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198570288
eISBN:
9780191730030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570288.003.0010
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses sleep-disordered breathing in heart failure (HF). The association between HF and sleep disturbance can be divided into two major categories: the symptoms of HF which result in ... More


A Lyrical Digression

Maya Plisetskaya

in I, Maya Plisetskaya

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088571
eISBN:
9780300130713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088571.003.0041
Subject:
Music, Dance

In this chapter, Maya Plisetskaya reflects on her life, both personal and professional. Her entire bustling life has been characterized by premieres, struggles and conflicts, hassles, frustrations, ... More


The Work of Sleep: Insomnia and Discipline in Ford and Sassoon

Sarah Kingston

in War and the Mind: Ford Madox Ford's Parade's End, Modernism, and Psychology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780748694266
eISBN:
9781474412391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694266.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores the function of sleep habits and insomnia in Ford Madox Ford's Parade's End and Siegfried Sassoon's Memoirs of an Infantry Officer, arguing that insomnia is an embodiment of the ... More


Disorders of arousal and sleep systems

Heather Ashton

in Brain Function and Psychotropic Drugs

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192622426
eISBN:
9780191724749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192622426.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

Sleeping and waking mechanisms operate together as a homogeneous functional unit, the final output of which determines the level of arousal. Thus, disorders of one mechanism inevitably tend to affect ... More


At the Borders of Sleep: On Liminal Literature

Peter Schwenger

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679751
eISBN:
9781452948539
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679751.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

At the Borders of Sleep investigates a liminal or threshold state between two fundamental modes of human consciousness, the waking state and the sleeping one–which are not as distinct from one ... More


Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Evidence-Based Practice

Nancy P. Kropf and Sherry M. Cummings

in Evidence-Based Treatment and Practice with Older Adults: Theory, Practice, and Research

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190214623
eISBN:
9780190682248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190214623.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

In Chapter 4, “Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Evidence-Based Practice,” research on the use of CBT with older adults is summarized and evaluated. Fifteen meta-analyses and systematic reviews published ... More


Sleep and pregnancy

Michele L. Okun

in Sleep, Health, and Society: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198778240
eISBN:
9780191823756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198778240.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

Pregnant women experience a greater degree of sleep disturbance than their non-pregnant counterparts. Complaints range from sleep maintenance issues to excessive daytime sleepiness. Emerging evidence ... More


Sleep and pain

Nicole K. Y. Tang, Esther F. Afolalu, and Fatanah Ramlee

in Sleep, Health, and Society: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198778240
eISBN:
9780191823756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198778240.003.0017
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

Pain and sleeplessness are two of the commonest reasons for primary care appointments. The prevalence of each problem alone is high, and to add to the complexity, pain and insomnia frequently ... More


Sleep in western culture: A historical perspective

Roger Ekirch

in Sleep, Health, and Society: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198778240
eISBN:
9780191823756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198778240.003.0018
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

Although a universal necessity, sleep, as the past powerfully indicates, is not a biological constant. Before the Industrial Revolution, sleep in western households differed in a variety of respects ... More


Phytocannabinoids as Novel Therapeutic Agents for Sleep Disorders

Eric Murillo-Rodríguez, Lisa Aguilar-Turton, Stephanie Mijangos-Moreno, Andrea Sarro-Ramírez, and Óscar Arias-Carrión

in Handbook of Cannabis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199662685
eISBN:
9780191787560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662685.003.0029
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

Sleep is a universal phenomenon that occurs in every species studied so far. A normal sleep period fluctuates in a regular cycle of two basic forms: slow wave sleep (SWS) and rapid eye movement (REM) ... More


Sleep disorders: Types and approach to evaluation

Lawrence J. Epstein

in Sleep, Health, and Society: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198778240
eISBN:
9780191823756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198778240.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

Over 70 described sleep disorders disrupt the sleep of an estimated 50–70 million Americans. The disorders present with a broad array of symptoms but result in the individual not getting the health, ... More


Toward Sleep

Peter Schwenger

in At the Borders of Sleep: On Liminal Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679751
eISBN:
9781452948539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679751.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Drowsiness is often marked by hypnagogia: with eyes closed, you see rapidly changing vivid images, while you are still definitely awake. These images may be related to the ways that readers visualize ... More


Sleepless

Peter Schwenger

in At the Borders of Sleep: On Liminal Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679751
eISBN:
9781452948539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679751.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Hundreds of authors have written about insomnia; and some, like Kafka, have said that insomnia is responsible for their being writers. This is no doubt due to the insights of this liminal state—for ... More


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