Provides consumer health information about sleep and sleep requirements for teens and explains the biological processes involved in sleep and discusses circadian rhythms, dreaming, sleep hygiene, and sleep disorders.
Half Title Page.
Table of Contents.
1: Facts and Misperceptions about Sleep.
2: The Biology of Sleep.
3: Sleep Stages and Circadian Rhythms.
5: Dreaming and REM Sleep.
6: Sleep and Memory.
7: Sleep and Physical Health.
8: How Much Sleep Do You Need?.
9: The Benefits of Slumber.
10: Bedding and Sleep Environment.
11: What to Do If You Can't Sleep.
12: Caffeine: What You Should Know.
13: Caffeine and Nicotine and Their Impact upon Sleep.
14: Inadequate Sleep and Adolescent Substance Use.
15: Sleep and Mental Health.
16: Stress and Sleep.
17: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Can Lead to Sleep Disturbances.
18: Exercise and Sleep.
19: How to Improve Your Sleep Habits.
20: Sleep Medications.
21: Sleep Medications: Benefits and Risks.
Sleep Disorders and Related Problems.
22: Common Sleep Problems.
23: How to Discuss Sleep-Related Issues with Your Doctor.
25: Fatal Familial Insomnia.
26: Circadian Rhythm Sleep-Wake Disorders.
28: Sleep Apnea.
30: Idiopathic Hypersomnia and Kleine-Levin Syndrome.
31: Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS).
32: Periodic Limb Movement Disorder (PLMD).
35: Bladder Control Problems and Bedwetting.
36: Bruxism and Sleep.
37: Night-Time (Nocturnal) Asthma.
38: Nocturia: When the Need to Urinate Interrupts Sleep.
39: Pain and Sleep: An Overview.
40: Alcohol and Sleep.
The Consequences of Sleep Deprivation.
41: Sleep Deprivation and Deficiency.
42: Sleep Deprivation and Chronic Diseases.
43: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Sleep Deprivation.
44: Sleep Deprivation and Learning.
45: Teens, Sleep Deprivation, and Depression.
46: Sleep Deprivation Affects Sports Performance.
47: Does Sleep Deprivation Lead to Weight Gain?.
48: Drowsy Driving: A Potentially Deadly Result of Sleep Deprivation.