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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 and metabolic disease

J. Broussard and K.L. Knutson

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/9780199566594.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The epidemics of obesity and diabetes are increasing rapidly world-wide. Due to the potentially devastating consequences of these metabolic diseases, it is imperative that modifiable causes of both ... 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 Deprivation and Obesity

Frank B. Hu

in Obesity Epidemiology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195312911
eISBN:
9780199865260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195312911.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews potential mechanisms by which sleep duration may impact weight regulation. It summarizes the epidemiologic data supporting an association between sleep and obesity, and discusses ... More


Sleep Epidemiology: An Introduction

Susan Redline, Brian Redline, and Peter James

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/9780190930448.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter is a primer on sleep epidemiology—the methods of assessment on how sleep is measured (e.g., self-report [such as the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index and the Epworth Sleepiness Scale] vs. ... More


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