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Sleep Disorders in Women

A Guide to Practical Management

  • Hrayr P. Attarian
  • Mari Viola-Saltzman


  • Comprehensive, multidisciplinary review of all aspects of sleep disorders in women

  • Emphasis on endocrinological and hormonal factors in women’s sleep disorders

  • Focus on treating female sleep disorders according to stage of life

  • Detailed discussion of insomnia, sleep disorders in pregnancy and menopause, obstructive sleep apnea, restless legs syndrome, and others


Part of the Current Clinical Neurology book series (CCNEU)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Overview

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Hrayr P. Attarian
      Pages 3-7
    3. Hrayr P. Attarian
      Pages 9-23
    4. Margaret Moline, Lauren Broch
      Pages 37-58
  3. Adolescents

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 73-73
    2. John Garcia, Garrick Applebee
      Pages 75-83
  4. Premenopausal Women

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 105-105
    2. Mehmet E. Dokucu
      Pages 121-134
    3. Kanika Bagai, Beth A. Malow
      Pages 135-149
    4. Nidhi S. Undevia
      Pages 171-186
    5. Cynthia L. Bodkin, Carlos H. Schenck, Michael J. Howell
      Pages 187-213
  5. Pregnancy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 215-215
    2. Mari Viola-Saltzman
      Pages 217-223
    3. Mary K. Barger, Aaron B. Caughey, Kathryn A. Lee
      Pages 225-242

About this book


In Sleep Disorders in Women: A Guide to Practical Management, 2nd Edition, a multidisciplinary panel of eminent researchers and practicing clinicians comprehensively updates the multifaceted aspects of sleep disorders in women at different stages of life, illuminating the unique impact that each reproductive and endocrine stage has on both normal sleep and sleep disorders. This title not only introduces primary care physicians and health care providers to the discipline of sleep disorders in women, it also will appeal to a broader set of specialists as it summarizes the latest, cutting-edge research and presents it in a succinct and clinically relevant manner.  The goal of this book is to help physicians recognize the symptom patterns of sleep disorders in their female patients, guide them in diagnosing and treating these patients in a timely fashion, and help in the elimination of gender bias in sleep medicine research and care.   An invaluable addition to the literature,  Sleep Disorders in Women: A Guide to Practical Management, 2nd Edition again fills an important niche by being an accessible, comprehensive,  multidisciplinary review on sleep disorders in women.

Editors and affiliations

  • Hrayr P. Attarian
    • 1
  • Mari Viola-Saltzman
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Neurology, Sleep MedicineNorthwestern UniversityChicagoUSA
  2. 2., Department of NeurologyNorthShore Univ. HealthSystemEvanstonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Sleep Disorders in Women
  • Book Subtitle A Guide to Practical Management
  • Editors Hrayr P. Attarian
    Mari Viola-Saltzman
  • Series Title Current Clinical Neurology
  • Series Abbreviated Title Current Clinical Neurology
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013
  • Publisher Name Humana Press, Totowa, NJ
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-1-62703-323-7
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-62703-916-1
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-62703-324-4
  • Edition Number 2
  • Number of Pages XVII, 348
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Neurology
    Internal Medicine
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From the reviews of the second edition:

“The purpose is to provide a comprehensive review of the literature on sleep disorders in women with a view to helping clinicians recognize sleep disorders in this population and to provide guidelines for their diagnosis and treatment. The primary audience for this book, practitioners and researchers in the field of sleep medicine, includes physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, psychologists, and scientists. … This is a noteworthy contribution to the field of sleep medicine.” (M. Isabel L. Crisostomo, Doody’s Book Reviews, August, 2013)