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Introduction

  • Sudhansu ChokrovertyEmail author
  • Michel Billiard
Chapter

Abstract

The evolution of history of sleep medicine from the antiquity to modern time is a fascinating reading. Since the dawn of civilization, sleep has fascinated and inspired religious scholars, poets, philosophers, playwrights, artists, historians, and scientists as reflected in numerous mythological, poetic, dramatic, and scientific writings.

Keywords

Sleep medicine 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.JFK New Jersey Neuroscience InstituteEdisonUSA
  2. 2.School of Medicine, University Montpellier IMontpellierFrance
  3. 3.Department of Neurology, Gui de Chauliac HospitalMontpellierFrance

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