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Sleep Disorders in Women

A Guide to Practical Management

Attarian, Hrayr P., Viola-Saltzman, Mari (Eds.)

2nd ed. 2013, XVII, 348 p. 18 illus., 6 illus. in color.

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  • Comprehensive, multidisciplinary review of all aspects of sleep disorders in women
  • Emphasis on endocrinological and hormonal factors in women’s sleep disorders
  • Focus on treating female sleep disorders according to stage of life
  • Detailed discussion of insomnia, sleep disorders in pregnancy and menopause, obstructive sleep apnea, restless legs syndrome, and others

In Sleep Disorders in Women: A Guide to Practical Management, 2nd Edition, a multidisciplinary panel of eminent researchers and practicing clinicians comprehensively updates the multifaceted aspects of sleep disorders in women at different stages of life, illuminating the unique impact that each reproductive and endocrine stage has on both normal sleep and sleep disorders. This title not only introduces primary care physicians and health care providers to the discipline of sleep disorders in women, it also will appeal to a broader set of specialists as it summarizes the latest, cutting-edge research and presents it in a succinct and clinically relevant manner.  The goal of this book is to help physicians recognize the symptom patterns of sleep disorders in their female patients, guide them in diagnosing and treating these patients in a timely fashion, and help in the elimination of gender bias in sleep medicine research and care.   An invaluable addition to the literature,  Sleep Disorders in Women: A Guide to Practical Management, 2nd Edition again fills an important niche by being an accessible, comprehensive,  multidisciplinary review on sleep disorders in women.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Related subjects » Gynecology - Internal Medicine - Neurology - Pediatrics - Psychiatry

Table of contents / Preface / Sample pages 

Part I: Overview

1. Introduction

Hrayr Attarian

2. Epidemiology of Sleep Disorders in Women

Hrayr Attarian

3. The Workup of Female Patients With Sleep Complaints: A Guide for Mid-Level Health Care Providers

Nancy Resi FNP

4. Life Cycle Impact on Sleep in women

Margaret Moline, Lauren Broch, and Rochelle Zak

5. Normal Reproductive and Endocrine Life Stages and Their Impact on Different Sleep Disorders

Rochelle Goldberg,

Part II: Adolescents

6. Circadian rhythm disturbances and hypersomnias in adolescent girls

Garrick Applebee and John Garcia

7. Defining, Assessing, and Treating Adolescent Insomnia and Related Sleep Problems

Amy Wolfson, Alison Quinn, and Anna Vannucci

Part III: Premenopausal Women

8. Restless Legs Syndrome: An Overview With Emphasis on Women

David M. Hiestand and Barbara Phillips

9. Non-Hormonal Treatments for Insomnia

Hrayr Attarian

10. Obstructive Sleep Apnea–Hypopnea Syndrome in Premenopausal Women

Kanika Bagai and Beth A. Mallow

11. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Mira Aubuchon

12. Women and Excessive Daytime Sleepiness

Hrayr Attarian

13. Parasomnias From a Woman’s Health Perspective

Carlos H. Schenck and Mark W. Mahowald

Part IV: Pregnancy

14. Restless Limb Syndrome in Pregnancy

Mari Viola-Saltzman

15. Evaluating Insomnia During Pregnancy and Postpartum

Katherine A. Lee and Aaron B. Caughey

16. Pregnancy and Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Sunita Kumar MD

Part V: Menopause

17. Restless Legs Syndrome and Menopause

Mari Viola-Saltzman

18. Insomnia During Menopause: Sleep Laboratory Studies on Insomnia Associated With Postmenopausal Syndrome and Hormone Replacement Therapy

Gerda Saletu-Zyhlarz, Peter Anderer, Georg Gruber, Markus Metka, Johannes Huber, Elisabeth Grätzhofer, and Bernd Saletu

19. Clinical Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Menopausal Insomnia

Tarja Saaresranta, Päivi Polo-Kantola, Olli Polo

20. Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Menopause

Grace Pien and Sigrid Veasey

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