Clinical Handbook of Insomnia

Clinical Handbook of Insomnia

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Expert clinicians and researchers provide practicing primary health care providers the first clinically oriented, comprehensive textbook devoted to the evaluation and treatment of insomnia. Summarizing the latest findings published in a wide variety of medical journals, these experts concisely review the primary insomnias and those due to medical, neurological, and psychiatric problems, and to fully discuss the latest pharmacological and nonpharmacological treatments for insomnia. A simple algorithm for the differential diagnosis of insomnia is more

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  • Hardback | 208 pages
  • 157.5 x 236.2 x 20.1mm | 408.24g
  • Humana Press Inc.
  • Totowa, NJ, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 11 black & white illustrations, 1 black & white halftones, 10 black & white line drawings
  • 158829272X
  • 9781588292728

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Comprehensive, easy to read, and up-to-date, the Clinical Handbook of Insomnia considers the disorder broadly and multiperspectivally, helping the practicing health care provider to identify the problem early on and to recognize its underlying cause, so that the most efficacious treatment can be formulated and prescribed. The Clinical Handbook of Insomnia will be of interest and use to all practicing health care providers and should be in all major hospital and medical school libraries. E-STREAMS This is a very useful and easy to read update that clinicians can use in daily practice as a quick reference. The book is written in a practical, user-friendly format differentiating itself from other books in this field. The authors clearly have met their objectives by providing a worthwhile contribution. - Doody's Health Sciences Book Review Journalshow more

Table of contents

Part I: Overview. Defining Insomnia. Epidemiology of Insomnia. Physiological Basis of Insomnia. Differential Diagnosis of Insomnia. Part II: The Primary Insomnias. Insomnia in Children and Adolescents. Psychophysiological Insomnia. Idiopathic Insomnia. Sleep State Misperception. Sleep Hygiene. Part III: The Secondary Insomnias. Insomnia Caused by Medical and Neurological Disorders. Insomnia in Psychiatric Disorders. Insomnia in Primary Sleep Disorders. Part IV: Treatment of Insomnia. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia. Pharmacological Treatment of Insomnia. more

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