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Sleep and death

J.E. Ferrie, M. Kivimäki, and M. Shipley

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/9780199566594.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter examines epidemiological evidence on associations between sleep and death in adults. It includes coverage of associations between sleep duration and mortality. Additional sections ... More


Sleep in children: the evolving challenge of catching enough and quality Zzz’s

K. Spruyt and D. Gozal

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/9780199566594.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The impact of poor sleep in the developing child is tremendously underrated and virtually unexplored. Furthermore, it remains crucial to realize that relations between sleep duration and cognition, ... 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


Children’s Sleep in the Context of Socioeconomic Status, Race, and Ethnicity

Les A. Gellis

in Sleep and Development: Familial and Socio-Cultural Considerations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195395754
eISBN:
9780199894468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395754.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter reviews literature pertaining to clinical sleep disorders and nonclinical aspects of sleep patterns among children and adolescents in relation to socioeconomic status (SES) and ... 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


Children’s Sleep, Cognition, and Academic Performance in the Context of Socioeconomic Status and Ethnicity

Joseph A. Buckhalt and Lori E. Staton

in Sleep and Development: Familial and Socio-Cultural Considerations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195395754
eISBN:
9780199894468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395754.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter makes the case for a connection between sleep and school performance in children from socioeconomically disadvantaged as well as ethnic minority families. Research relevant to this topic ... More


Sleep Disorders at Work

Helen S. Driver

in Work and Sleep: Research Insights for the Workplace

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190217662
eISBN:
9780190600822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190217662.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The classification of sleep disorders have evolved over the last 45 years and currently are aggregated into six categories based on convergence of the functional changes. Sleep disorders adversely ... 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


Pregnancy Complications

Michelle A. Williams and Robert W. Platt

in Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195387902
eISBN:
9780199895328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387902.003.0035
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

Pregnancy is characterized by profound metabolic and physiological alterations involving virtually every organ system. Among apparently healthy women, the metabolic challenges, or “stress test” of ... More


Neuropsychological Consequences of Sleep-Disordered Breathing

Jennifer Janusz and Ann Halbower

in Cognitive and Behavioral Abnormalities of Pediatric Diseases

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195342680
eISBN:
9780197562598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195342680.003.0066
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

Pediatric sleep disorders have been gaining awareness among practitioners due to their potential for cognitive, behavioral, and somatic effects (Gozal 2008; Moore et al. 2006). Sleep-disordered ... More


Sleep in Pregnancy

Louise M. O’Brien, PhD, MS and Galit L. Dunietz, MPH, PhD

in The Social Epidemiology of Sleep

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190930448
eISBN:
9780190930479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190930448.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

Pregnancy is the time during which one or more offspring develops inside a woman. This chapter focuses on sleep quality and emergence of sleep disorders in pregnancy, which has implications for both ... More


Sleep Disorders of Parkinson’s Disease

Patrick McNamara

in The Cognitive Neuropsychiatry of Parkinson's Disease

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016087
eISBN:
9780262298360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016087.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter finds that Parkinson’s disease (PD) manifests itself in the agentic self impairments, which emerge due to weak cognitive processes and lack of coordination in neural networks. The ... 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


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/9780192622426.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

The arousal and sleep systems interact with other functional systems and generate patterns of neural activity which may at times have an asymmetric hemispherical distribution. They utilize many ... More


Sleep Among Older Adults

Katie L. Stone, PhD and Vicki Li

in The Social Epidemiology of Sleep

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190930448
eISBN:
9780190930479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190930448.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

As Americans live longer, growth in the number of older adults is unprecedented. In 2014, 14.5% (46.3 million) of the U.S. population was aged 65 or older, and this is projected to reach 23.5% (98 ... More


Work and Sleep: Research Insights for the Workplace

Julian Barling, Christopher M. Barnes, Erica Carleton, and David T. Wagner (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190217662
eISBN:
9780190600822
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190217662.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Research over the past decade has begun to show the many ways in which work affects sleep, and sleep affects work; this book brings all these research findings together in a state-of-the-art review. ... More


The Methodological Background Assumptions of Scientific Dream Research

Jennifer M. Windt

in Dreaming: A Conceptual Framework for Philosophy of Mind and Empirical Research

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262028677
eISBN:
9780262327466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028677.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The chapter discusses the methodological background assumptions of scientific dream research. These are laboratory studies of sleep and dreaming; neuroimaging of sleep; the analysis of dream reports ... 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


Obesity Epidemiology

Frank Hu (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195312911
eISBN:
9780199865260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195312911.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

During the past twenty years there has been a dramatic increase in obesity in the United States. An estimated 30% of adults in the US are obese; in 1980, only 15% were. The issue is gaining greater ... More


Keep Your Brain Tissue Healthy

Charles Alessi, Larry W. Chambers, and Muir Gray

in Increase your Brainability—and Reduce your Risk of Dementia

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198860341
eISBN:
9780191892516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198860341.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter starts by advising how to reduce the impact of stress. When stress becomes long term, the immune system becomes less sensitive to cortisol, and since inflammation is partly regulated by ... More


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