Sleep Disorders: Their Impact on Public Health

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S. R. Pandi-Perumal, Damien Leger
Taylor & Francis, Dec 13, 2006 - Medical - 272 pages

Sleep disorders can have substantial impact on public health through the disruption of education, work, and the quality of life for affected patients. The substantial breakthroughs in sleep research and sleep medicine now being made are influencing public health approaches to these disorders.

The first text to review how the modern approach to sleep medicine can improve public health, this clearly presented work focuses on the emerging challenges and public health consequence of sleep and wake dysfunctions, and is fully up to date with modern sleep research.

Written by leading international authorities, Sleep Disorders provides essential information to sleep specialists, psychiatrists, neurologists, public and population health physicians, and national and international health public policy makers.

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