Monogram: Sleep and Disorders of Sleep

by Shyam Narayan Arya, BB Thakur

This title “Sleep and Disorders of Sleep” has been divided into 10 chapters and covers the various aspects of normal sleep and its disorders. First part is devoted to the normal physiology and architecture of normal sleep. The subsequent chapters deal with various disorders and their management. The chapter on ‘Insomnia’ which affects many millions of people globally, has been well covered and the management very clearly defined. The growing epidemic of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) has been well highlighted and its diagnosis and management, both medical and surgical have been very clearly elucidated. This disorder is now growing at fast pace not only in adults but in children as well. The other disorders like narcolepsy, idiopathic hypersomnolence, abnormal movements during sleep, parasomnias and chronic insomnia and depression have been covered in successive chapters. Sleep disorders and especially insomnia have profound influence on the mood and mind of the person. Therefore, depression is quite frequently seen in these patients or at times it is the depression, which leads to insomnia. The role of keeping the mental balance and improving the work capability of the workforce by identifying and managing the sleep disorder has been well covered. Lastly, yoga and its impact on improving the sleep disorders have been discussed separately.


Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Arya Shyam Narayan
Patna Medical College, Patna, Bihar, India; Indian Medical Association College of General Practitioners; Indian Association of Clinical Medicine; Arya Clinic, Vidyapati Marg, Patna, Bihar, India
2. Thakur BB Indian College of Physicians; Association of Physicians of India; Hypertension Society of India; SK Medical College and Hospital, Muzaffarpur, Bihar, India
ISBN 9789351527633
Speciality Medicine
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/12636
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2015
Pages 108
Book Type Professional


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