Sleep Disorders in Aging

Amanda A. Beck and Frank M. Ralls

in Clinical Neurology of Aging

Third edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print December 2010 | ISBN: 9780195369298
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199323012 | DOI:
Sleep Disorders in Aging

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Chapter 47 reviews the physiological changes in sleep with advancing age, circadian rhythm disorders, and insomnia; sleep disorders found in psychiatric disorders such as depression and anxiety; and in medical disorders such as gastroesophageal disease, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and cardiac disease. The last section covers sleep-related breathing disorders.

Chapter.  12863 words. 

Subjects: Neurology

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