Disorders of Circadian Rhythm

Jeff S. Kwon and Phyllis C. Zee

in Acute and Emergent Events in Sleep Disorders

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Published in print November 2011 | ISBN: 9780195377835
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322763 | DOI:
Disorders of Circadian Rhythm

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Chapter 5 provides a review of the basic principles of circadian biology and its role in sleep regulation, daytime alertness, and performance, as well as the impact of circadian misalignment on neurocognitive performance and the potential risks for accidents and occupational hazards. It also addresses treatment approaches to improve circadian alignment and increase performance and safety in individuals with circadian misalignment.

Chapter.  6060 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology ; Sleep Medicine

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