The second part of a two-part work in the Handbook of Clinical Neurology series on sleep disorders
Table of Contents
SECTION 5: Classification of sleep disorders
Classification of sleep disorders.
SECTION 6: Genetics of sleep disorders
Genetics of sleep disorders.
SECTION 7: Insomnia
Neurological perspectives in insomnia and hyperarousal syndromes. Insomnia: nature, diagnosis and treatment. Pharmacotherapy for insomnia.
SECTION 8: Hypersomnia
Hypothalamus, hypocretins/orexin and vigilance control. Narcolepsy and catalepsy. Recurrent hypersomnias. Excessive daytime sleepiness.
SECTION 9 Abnormal movements in sleep
Motor control in sleep. NREM parasomnias. REM sleep parasomnias. Isolated motor phenomena and symptoms of sleep. Sleep bruxism. Restless legs syndrome and periodic leg movements in sleep.
SECTION 10: Circadian rhythm sleep disorders
Molecular neurobiology of circadian rhythms. Circadian rhythm sleep disorders.
SECTION 11: Sleep and neurological disorders
Fatal familial insomnia and the role of the thalamus in sleep regulation. Sleep disorders in Parkinson’s disease. Sleep disorders in neurodegenerative diseases other than Parkinson’s disease. Sleep and stroke. Sleep and headache. Sleep and breathing in neuromuscular disorders. Sleep related epilepsy. Sleep disorders in multiple sclerosis.
SECTION 12: Sleep and violence
Violent parasomnias: forensic implications.
Edited by P. Montagna, Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Bologna, Italy and Sudhansu Chokroverty, MD, FRCP, FACP, Professor of Neurology, New York Medical College, Valhalla; Clinical Professor of Neurology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ; Associate Chairman of Neurology, Chairman of Neurophysiology, and Director, Center of Sleep Medicine, Saint Vincents Hospital and Medical Center, NY