Sleep and Movement Disorders

Sleep and Movement Disorders

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This unique text brings together two often interconnected areas, sleep disorders and movement disorders, to provide sleep specialists, experts on movement disorders, and general neurologists with practical, interdisciplinary guidance on evaluation and treatment. It reviews new findings, based on animal models, genetic studies and imaging, that have led to a deeper understanding of the clinical features, epidemiology, and pathogenesis of these disorders. Readers will find the latest information on the association of Parkinson's disease, Tourette's syndrome, and other movement disorders with prominent sleep complaints and a higher incidence of sleep disorders, as well as the profound influence of sleep on the motor system, which amounts to a reorganization of motor control. Only book that examines the important relationship between movement disorders and sleep disorders Comprehensive text that includes basic science and latest advances in treatment Contributed by a panel of distinguished expertsBarabas G, Matthews WS, Ferrari M. disorders of arousal in Gilles de la Tourettea#39;s syndrome. Neurology 34:815, 1984. ... Psychiatric Association: Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders, 4th ed. Washington DC ... Nicholson AN, Pascoe PA: Dopaminergic transmission and the sleep-wakefulness continuum in man. Neuropharm ... JAm Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 35:599, 1996. Gentili A anbsp;...

Title:Sleep and Movement Disorders
Author: Sudhansu Chokroverty, Wayne A. Hening, Arthur S. Walters
Publisher:Butterworth-Heinemann - 2003-01-01

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