Sleep Disorders

Diagnosis and Treatment

  • J. Steven Poceta
  • Merrill M. Mitler

Part of the Current Clinical Practice book series (CCP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Patrick J. Strollo Jr.
    Pages 1-19
  3. Milton K. Erman
    Pages 21-51
  4. Daniel F. Kripke
    Pages 53-74
  5. J. Steven Poceta
    Pages 75-93
  6. Rafael Pelayo, Christian Guilleminault
    Pages 95-116
  7. Kingman P. Strohl
    Pages 117-135
  8. Wallace B. Mendelson, Cosmo Caruso
    Pages 137-160
  9. Ronald Dahl
    Pages 161-186
  10. Richard D. Simon Jr., Eric M. Ball, Jennings C. Falcon II
    Pages 187-198
  11. Stephen F. Johnson
    Pages 199-223
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 225-232

About this book


The dramatic increase in the prevalence of individual sleep disturbances, as well as in our knowledge of their mechanisms, has made urgent the need for a new and up-to-date physician's guide. With contributions from leading clinicians, Poceta'sand Mitler's Sleep Disorders satisfies this need by bringing together clear, concise, and practical advice on the diagnosis and treatment of the most common sleep disorders encountered in general practice. Not only do these highly experienced writers review such problems as obstructive sleep apnea, insomnia, circadian rhythm disorders, and narcolepsy, but also such important topics as pediatric sleep disorders, the pharmacology of sleep medicines, diagnostic testing and technology, and the use of bright light therapy in sleep disorders and depression. Throughout, the emphasis is on obtaining an accurate history from a patient with a sleep complaint, on carefully analyzing the available diagnostic techniques, and finally devising appropriate treatment strategies and their therapeutic regimens.

Sleep Disorders is written for clinicians, by clinicians. Its authoritative, up-to-date treatment, practical approach, and easy accessibility will make it the gold-standard guide for all primary care physicians desiring to better diagnose and treat their patients' sleep disorders.


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Editors and affiliations

  • J. Steven Poceta
    • 1
  • Merrill M. Mitler
    • 1
  1. 1.Scripps Clinic and The Scripps InstituteLa JollaUSA

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