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Multi-Professional Perspectives

by Dietmar Hank(contrib.) ; Helen Ball(contrib.) ; Ved P Varma(other) ; Lee Scrivner(contrib.) ; Hazel O'Dowd(contrib.) ; Nigel Hudson(contrib.) ; Alex Westcombe(ed.) ; Louise Paterson(contrib.) ; Robert Meadows(contrib.) ; Andrew Green(ed.) ; Brigitte Steger(contrib.) ; Katharina Wulff(contrib.) ; Caroline Jones(contrib.) ; Sue Wilson(contrib.) ; Stephen Jacobs(contrib.)
Sleep by Dietmar Hank
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This book brings together an unprecedented number and range of contributions from different disciplines relating to sleep in one comprehensive volume. The contributors explore the science of sleep - what it is, what makes it happen and why we do it - as well as the measurement of sleep, its importance for daytime performance and its sociological and cultural aspects. Sleep disorders, sleep quality and the importance of sleep for daytime performance are also explored, as are the ways in which sleep can be affected by medication and medical and psychiatric conditions. This groundbreaking and insightful book will be of great interest to students, academics and professionals in a wide range of disciplines, and anyone else who wishes to discover more about this fascinating topic.
Jessica Kingsley Publishers; July 2012
328 pages; ISBN 9780857002570
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Title: Sleep
Author: Dietmar Hank; Helen Ball; Ved P Varma; Lee Scrivner; Hazel O'Dowd; Nigel Hudson; Alex Westcombe; Louise Paterson; Robert Meadows; Andrew Green; Brigitte Steger; Katharina Wulff; Caroline Jones; Sue Wilson; Stephen Jacobs