Sleep Disorders Medicine

Basic Science, Technical Considerations and Clinical Aspects

  • Sudhansu Chokroverty

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Basic Science of Sleep

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Clifford B. Saper
      Pages 3-4
    3. Sudhansu Chokroverty
      Pages 5-27
    4. Sudhansu Chokroverty
      Pages 29-39
    5. Michael A. Grandner, Raza Mian
      Pages 41-53
    6. James T. McKenna, Mark R. Zielinski, Robert W. McCarley
      Pages 55-77
    7. Marc Cuesta, Philippe Boudreau, Diane B. Boivin
      Pages 79-102
    8. Kristyna M. Hartse
      Pages 127-142
    9. David Hillman, Roop Kaw, Ralph Lydic
      Pages 143-151
    10. Sudhansu Chokroverty
      Pages 153-194
    11. Norah Simpson, Monika Haack, Janet M. Mullington
      Pages 195-203
    12. Rebecca M. C. Spencer, Matthew P. Walker, Robert Stickgold
      Pages 205-223
    13. James F. Pagel, Seithikurippu R. Pandi-Perumal
      Pages 225-234
    14. Vincent A. DeBari
      Pages 235-248
  3. Technical Considerations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 249-249
    2. Diane L. Donnelly
      Pages 251-265
    3. Nic Butkov, Sharon A. Keenan
      Pages 267-294
    4. Daniel M. Shindler, John B. Kostis
      Pages 331-338
    5. Reena Mehra, Harneet K. Walia
      Pages 339-352
    6. Thien Thanh Dang-Vu, Jordan O’Byrne, Victoria Zhang, Audrée Arcelin, Sophie Schwartz, Philippe Peigneux et al.
      Pages 353-390
    7. Thomas Roth, Timothy A. Roehrs
      Pages 391-398
    8. Cathy Goldstein, Ronald Chervin
      Pages 399-404
    9. Raman K. Malhotra, Alon Y. Avidan
      Pages 405-430
    10. Robert Joseph Thomas
      Pages 431-447
  4. Clinical Topics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 449-449
    2. Sudhansu Chokroverty
      Pages 451-473
    3. Markku Partinen, Erkki Kronholm
      Pages 485-521
    4. Stéphanie Maret, Yves Dauvilliers, Mehdi Tafti
      Pages 523-537
    5. Markku Partinen
      Pages 539-558
    6. Shawn D. Youngstedt, Daniel F. Kripke, Shelli James
      Pages 559-566
    7. Rachel Korson, Christian Guilleminault
      Pages 567-596
    8. Bernardo J. Selim, Virend Somers, Sean M. Caples
      Pages 597-618
    9. Charles W. Atwood, Patrick J. Strollo
      Pages 619-645
    10. Charles M. Morin, Ruth M. Benca
      Pages 673-696
    11. Seiji Nishino
      Pages 697-711
    12. Sudhansu Chokroverty, Sushanth Bhat, Richard P. Allen
      Pages 713-757
    13. Richard P. Allen
      Pages 759-786
    14. Sudhansu Chokroverty, Federica Provini
      Pages 787-890
    15. Sushanth Bhat, Sudhansu Chokroverty
      Pages 891-900
    16. Carol Di Perri, Carlo Cavaliere, Olivier Bodart, Aurore Thibaut, Mohamed Ali Bahri, Andrea Soddu et al.
      Pages 901-913
    17. Sudhansu Chokroverty, Lino Nobili
      Pages 915-961
    18. Mark Solms, Susan Malcolm-Smith, Danyal Wainstein
      Pages 963-976
    19. Peter L. Franzen, Daniel J. Buysse
      Pages 977-996

About this book


Since publication of the first edition in 1994, the second edition in 1999, and the third edition in 2009, many new advances in sleep medicine have been made and warrant a fourth edition.  This comprehensive text features 19 additional chapters and covers basic science, technical and laboratory aspects and clinical and therapeutic advances in sleep medicine for beginners and seasoned practitioners.


With the discovery of new entities, many new techniques and therapies, and evolving basic science understanding of sleep, Sleep Disorders Medicine, Fourth Edition brings old and new knowledge about sleep medicine together succinctly in one place for a deeper understanding of the topic.  Neurologists, internists, family physicians, pediatricians, psychiatrists, psychologists, otolaryngologists, dentists, neurosurgeons, neuroscientists, intensivists, anesthesiologists as well as those interested in advancing their knowledge in sleep and its disorders, will find this edition to be an invaluable resource to this bourgeoning field.


Sleep Deprivation, neurobiology, REM and NREM sleep, alternative medicine, treatment, pharmacology, narcolepsy circadian rhythm, neurotransmitters, neurochemistry, anesthsia, epilepsy, apnea, gender, psychiatry, nutrition, insomnia, parasomnias, movement disorders, restless legs syndrome, thermoregulation, memory, immune regulation, physiology

Editors and affiliations

  • Sudhansu Chokroverty
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Graduate Medical EducationSeton Hall UniversitySouth OrangeUSA

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  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4939-6576-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4939-6578-6
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