Sleep and Movement Disorders

Sleep and Movement Disorders

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This unique text brings together two often interconnected areas, sleep disorders and movement disorders, to provide sleep specialists, experts on movement disorders, and general neurologists with practical, interdisciplinary guidance on evaluation and treatment. It reviews new findings, based on animal models, genetic studies and imaging, that have led to a deeper understanding of the clinical features, epidemiology, and pathogenesis of these disorders. Readers will find the latest information on the association of Parkinson's disease, Tourette's syndrome, and other movement disorders with prominent sleep complaints and a higher incidence of sleep disorders, as well as the profound influence of sleep on the motor system, which amounts to a reorganization of motor control. Only book that examines the important relationship between movement disorders and sleep disorders Comprehensive text that includes basic science and latest advances in treatment Contributed by a panel of distinguished expertsAmerican Physiological Society, 1981, p 509. ... Darian-Smith I, Burman K, Darian-Smith C: Parallel pathways mediating manual dexterity in the macaque. ... Nygren L-G, Olson L: A new major projection from locus coeruleus: The main source of noradrenergic nerve terminals in the ventral and dorsal columns of the spinalanbsp;...

Title:Sleep and Movement Disorders
Author:Sudhansu Chokroverty, Wayne A. Hening, Arthur S. Walters
Publisher:Butterworth-Heinemann - 2003-01-01


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