Sleep, Dreaming & Sleep Disorders: An Introduction

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University Press of America, 1993 - Medical - 494 pages
This is a comprehensive review of sleep (measurement, homeostatic, rhythmic, physiology, sleep in animals), dreaming (the nature of dreams, dream theories, dream interpretation), sleep disorders, and functions of sleep and dreams. It is an ideal text for undergraduates in Psychology, Biology, Nursing, and related areas.
 

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Contents

A Visit to a Sleep Lab
1
Sleep as indicated by Electrical Recordings
21
The Body and Brain in Sleep
51
Sleep as Homeostatic
93
Sleep as Rhythmic
125
Sleep in Animals
151
The Phenomena Of Dreams
189
Theories of Dreaming
245
Disorders of Sleep
321
Questions and Answers
385
The Functions of Sleep and Dreams
407
Epilog
451
References
453
Index
489
About the Author
495
Copyright

Three Modern Methods of Analyzing Dreams
273

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About the author (1993)

William H. Moorcroft is Professor of Psychology at Luther College.

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