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Can't Sleep? Issues of Being an Insomniac

Edited by Saddichha Sahoo

National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, India

The word insomnia originates from the Latin "in" (no) and "somnus" (sleep). It is a disorder characterized by an inability to sleep or a complete lack of sleep. Various studies have noted insomnia to be quite a common condition, with symptoms present in about 33-50% of the adult population. This book provides a comprehensive state of the art review on the diagnosis and management of the current knowledge of insomnia and is divided into several sections, each detailing different issues related to this problem, including epidemiology, diagnosis, management, quality of life and psychopharmacology. In order to present a balanced medical view, this book was edited by a clinical psychiatrist.

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Can't Sleep? Issues of Being an InsomniacEdited by Saddichha Sahoo

Published: March 14th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1220

ISBN: 978-953-51-0261-8

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6889-8

Copyright year: 2012

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27539 Total Chapter Downloads

7 Crossref Citations

12 Web of Science Citations

17 Dimensions Citations


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1. Epidemiology of Insomnia: Prevalence and Risk Factors

By Claudia de Souza Lopes, Jaqueline Rodrigues Robaina and Lúcia Rotenberg


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2. Drugs Inducing Insomnia as an Adverse Effect

By Ntambwe Malangu


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3. Specific Quality of Life Measures for Sleep Disorders

By Sermin Timur and Nevin Hotun Şahin


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4. Fatigue

By Per Hartvig Honoré


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5. The Diagnosis and Treatment of Insomnia

By Michał Skalski


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6. Treatment of Insomnia with Comorbid Mental Illness

By Tracy L. Skaer


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7. Structural Relationship Study of Octanol-Water Partitioning Coefficients and Total Biodegradation of Barbiturate Medicines by Randić Descriptor

By Avat (Arman) Taherpour, Zhiva Taherpour and Omid Taherpour


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