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Sleep Disorder Physiology of sleep Sleep Stages NREM Sleep REM Sleep Sleep-Regulating Processes Circadian Rhythm Endogenous vs. exogenous factor Homeostasis Balance o f sleep and awake
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Influences on Sleep Developmental Changes Newborns and Infants – asleep > awake Children Adolescents Young and Middle Adults Older Adults – myth Amount of sleep=F (genetics, preferences, lifestyle, environment)
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Influences on Sleep (Cont’d) Medical Disorders and Treatments ie. Asthma, hyperthyroidism, COPD Drugs and Chemical Substances ie alcohol, lithium, cocaine-> CNS was affected Travel - Jet lag
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Sleep Disorders Etiology Signs and Symptoms/Diagnostic Criteria Dyssomnias : abnormalities in the amount, quality, or timing of sleep insomnia narcolepsy breathing-related sleep disorders periodic limb movement disorder Parasomnias : abnormal behavioral or physiological events associated with sleep sleepwalking tooth grinding
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