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Sleep: The Mysteries, the Problems, and the Solutions: Schenck, M.D., Carlos H.; -(signed)- Sleep: The Mysteries, the Problems, and the Solutions: Schenck, M.D., Carlos H.; -(signed)-

Sleep: The Mysteries, the Problems, and the Solutions

Schenck, M.D., Carlos H.; -(signed)-

ISBN 10: 1583332707 / ISBN 13: 9781583332702
Editorial: Avery Pub / Penguin, 2007
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-----The scan you see is the book you get. Quarter bound purple cloth blue boards with blue lettering on spine, headband, xix + 294 pages, SIGNED on half-title page, Very Good Plus condition with faint edge wear, dust jacket is in Very Good Plus condition with faint to minor edge wear. "Here, Dr. Carlos H. Schenck takes us on an incredible journey into the mechanisms of sleep, & the spectrum of disorders that can occur when these mechanisms go bizarrely awry." Contents include: Preface / Intro: When Good Sleep Goes Bad / A Tour of Sleep / Insomnia: Bleary-Eyed Nights / Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Suffocating Refeatedly in Your Sleep / Restless Legs Syndrome: The Agony of Jittery Drowsiness / Hypersomnias: Excessive Sleepiness, Daytime Dyfunction / Circadian-Rhythm Disorders: Timing Is Everything / Confusional Arousals and the Crush of Severe Morning Sleep Inertia / Sleepwalking: The Twilight State / Abnormal Sleepsex: Unknowing Cruel Intimacy / Sleep Terrors: The Night the Ghost Got Scared / Sleep Paralysis: Dreaded Visits From the Old Hag / Sleep-Related Binge Eating: Relentess Loss of Control / REM Sleep Behavior Disorder: Bizarre and Violent Dream Enactment / Nocturnal Dissociative Disorders: The Lost Children as Adults / Sleep-Talking: Disruptive Chatter, Obscene Shouting, and Desdemona Scenarios / Parasomnia: Shadows of Obstructive Sleep Apnea / Parasomnia Potpourri: Nocturnal Groaning, Exploding Head Syndrome, Sleep-Laughing --- and Pets with Parasomnias / Bed Partner's Insomnia: Sleeping with a Snorer, Leg-Jerker, Loud Sleep-Talker, or Parasomniac / Glossary / notes / General refernces on sleep disorders and parasomnias / index. Check out the scans. N° de ref. de la librería 009393

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Título: Sleep: The Mysteries, the Problems, and the ...

Editorial: Avery Pub / Penguin

Año de publicación: 2007

Encuadernación: Hard Cover

Condición del libro: Very Good Plus

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Very Good Plus

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author

Edición: First Edition First Printing

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The average adult will spend more than 200,000 hours sleeping in a lifetime, the equivalent of more than 8,000 days. Yet research has only just begun to decode the mysteries behind what really happens when we sleep. Now Dr. Carlos Schenck, one of the most prominent sleep doctors and researchers in the country, takes us on an extraordinary journey into the mechanisms of sleep and what can go wrong.

Dr. Schenck explains and then offers solutions for the most common sleep disorders-insomnia, restless legs syndrome, sleep apnea, and more. But what sets this book apart is the fascinating new insights Schenck offers from the cutting-edge science that he and other researchers have pioneered in identifying, understanding, and explaining the realm of "parasomnias"- mysterious, more extreme sleep disorders such as sleep terrors, sleepwalking, dream-enactment, sleep violence, sleep-related eating disorder, sexsomnia, sleep paralysis, which affect at least 10 percent of Americans. Sleep offers fascinating-and often shocking-real-life stories drawn from Carlos Schenck's more than twenty years of clinical practice and research to illustrate the sometimes terrifying, debilitating, and even life-threatening experiences that those with parasomnias can suffer from, along with their loved ones. Backed by the latest medical research, Sleep is a groundbreaking book about what continues to be one of most mysterious and compelling medical puzzles.

About the Author:

Carlos H. Schenck, M.D. , is a senior staff psychiatrist at the Minnesota Regional Sleep Disorders Center, a renowned interdisciplinary sleep clinic and laboratory, and is an associate professor at the University of Minnesota Medical School in Minneapolis. A recognized expert, he has identified and named numerous parasomnias with his colleagues, and is often quoted in the press, including The New York Times and The New York Times Magazine. He has also appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show and on CNN.

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