Abnormal Psychology ch 8 Sleep Student Outline

Abnormal Psychology ch 8 Sleep Student Outline - Chapter 8...

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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 8 Assessing Sleep  Polysomnographic evaluation (PSG) Sleep lab assessment battery involving ○ Electrocephalograph (EEG) Respiration Oxygen desaturation ○ Electroculograph (EOG) Eye Movement- Rapid Eye Movement (REM)- Periodic intervals then most dreams occur Assessing Sleep  Polysomnographic evaluation (PSG) Sleep lab assessment battery involving ○ Electromyography (EMG) Muscle Movement ○ Electrocardiogram Heart Activity Assessing Sleep  Other measures Typical patterns of behavior ○ Napping ○ Substance use and abuse ○ Psychological history Examine sleep efficiency ○ Amount of time sleeping divided by the amount of time in bed Sleep Disorders  Two major categories Dysomnias ○ Problems with getting to sleep or getting sufficient quality sleep Not feeling refreshed after having slept the whole night Parasomnias ○ Abnormal sleep behaviors that occur during sleep Primary Insomnia  Primary Insomnia Dysomnia involving difficulty in initiating, maintaining, or gaining from sleep ○ Not related to other medical or psychology problem (s) One of the most common sleep disorders Microsleeps ○ Short, seconds-long period so sleep that occur in those deprived of sleep Hypersomnias...
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course PSY 4305 taught by Professor Jackon during the Spring '08 term at Texas Tech.

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Abnormal Psychology ch 8 Sleep Student Outline - Chapter 8...

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