{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

Sleep%20Disorders

Sleep%20Disorders - Sleep Disorders Click to edit Master...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–11. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Click to edit Master subtitle style 2/18/11 Sleep Disorders
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
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 Stage 4:
Background image of page 2
2/18/11 The Sleep Cycle
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
2/18/11
Background image of page 4
2/18/11 Sleep and Age
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
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.
Background image of page 6
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.
Background image of page 7

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
2/18/11 Dyssomnias Primary insomnia Primary Hypersomnia Narcolepsy Breathing-related sleep disorder Circadian rhythm sleep disorder.
Background image of page 8
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.
Background image of page 9

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
2/18/11 Hypersomnia The word hypersomnia is derived from the Greek hyper, meaning “over” or “more than normal,” and the Latin somnus , meaning “sleep.” Hypersomnia - A pattern of excessive sleepiness during the day.
Background image of page 10
Image of page 11
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}