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Click to edit Master subtitle style 2/18/11 Sleep Disorders
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2/18/11 The Sleep Cycle Stage 1: light sleep where you drift in and out of sleep; can be awakened easily Stage 2: eye movement stops and brain waves become slower Stage 3: extremely slow brain waves (delta waves) are interspersed with faster waves
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2/18/11 The Sleep Cycle
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2/18/11 Sleep and Age
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2/18/11 Sleep and Health Same area of the brain that processes sleep, also processes experience of pain and emotion. Lack of sleep, disrupted sleep, or poor quality of sleep will create great stress for the individual.
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2/18/11 Sleep Disorders Two Categories: Dyssomnias (most common): Involve disturbances in the amount, quality, or timing of sleep Parasomnias : Sleep disorders involving abnormal behaviors or physiological events that occur during sleep or while falling asleep.
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2/18/11 Dyssomnias Primary insomnia Primary Hypersomnia Narcolepsy Breathing-related sleep disorder Circadian rhythm sleep disorder.
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2/18/11 Insomnia Insomnia - Difficulties falling asleep, remaining asleep, or achieving restorative sleep. Primary insomnia - Chronic or persistent insomnia not caused by another psychological or physical disorder or by the effects of drugs or medications. Chronic insomnia lasting a month or longer is often a sign of an underlying physical problem or a psychological disorder, such as depression, substance abuse, or physical illness.
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Hypersomnia The word hypersomnia is derived from the Greek hyper, meaning “over” or “more than normal,” and the Latin somnus , meaning “sleep.” Hypersomnia
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2011 for the course PSYCH 350 taught by Professor Conger during the Spring '10 term at Purdue University.

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