Chapter

Disorders of Circadian Rhythm

Jeff S. Kwon and Phyllis C. Zee

in Acute and Emergent Events in Sleep Disorders

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print November 2011 | ISBN: 9780195377835
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322763 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195377835.003.0005
Disorders of Circadian Rhythm

Show Summary Details

Preview

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

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.