Sleep and Health

  • ID: 4622038
  • Book
  • 512 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Sleep and Health provides a comprehensive overview of the relationship between sleep and health at the individual, community and population level, along with implications for public policy and interventions. Based on a firm foundation in many areas of sleep health research, this text further explores introductions to each sub-area of the field, including a summary of current research. Users interested in learning about the growing field of sleep health research will find a common foundation for this emerging field that includes sections on cardiovascular disease, cognitive functioning, health behavior theory, smoking, and more.

- Highlights the important role of sleep across a wide range of topic areas

- Addresses important topics such as sleep disparities, sleep and cardiometabolic disease risk, real-world effects of sleep deprivation, and public policy implications of poor sleep

- Contains accessible reviews that point to relevant literature in often-overlooked areas, serving as a helpful guide to all relevant information on this broad topic area
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PART 1: GENERAL CONCEPTS IN SLEEP HEALTH 1. Basic overview of sleep physiology and measurement 2. Epidemiology of insufficient sleep and poor sleep quality 3. Sex differences in sleep health 4. Sleep and healthy aging 5. Social-ecological model of sleep health

PART 2: CONTEXTUAL FACTORS RELATED TO SLEEP 6. Social-cultural factors related to sleep 7. Sleep disparities, race/ethnicity, and socioeconomics 9. Neighborhood factors associated with sleep health 10. Sleep and environmental exposures

PART 3: ADDRESSING SLEEP HEALTH AT THE COMMUNITY AND POPULATION LEVEL 11. Obstacles to overcome when improving sleep at a societal level 12. Screening for sleep disorders 13. Sleep hygiene and prevention of chronic insomnia 14. Evaluating commercially-available sleep trackers 15. Mobile Technology, Sleep, and Circadian Disruption 16. Telemedicine implications for sleep health 17. Models of health behavior change relevant to sleep health

PART 4: SLEEP DURATION AND CARDIOMETABOLIC DISEASE RISK 18. Insufficient sleep and obesity 19. Insufficient sleep and cardiovascular disease risk 20. Insufficient sleep and diabetes risk 21. Social Jetlag, Circadian Disruption, and Cardiometabolic Disease Risk

PART 5: SLEEP AND BEHAVIORAL HEALTH 22. Sleep loss and food intake 23. Sleep and exercise 24. Sleep and alcohol use 25. Sleep and smoking 26. Sleep and the use of caffeine, supplements, and other stimulants 27. Sleep, stress, and immunity

PART 6: SLEEP LOSS AND NEUROCOGNITIVE FUNCTION 28. Sleep loss and impaired vigilant attention 29. Sleep loss, decision-making, and executive function 30. Sleep and healthy decision making

PART 7: PUBLIC HEALTH IMPLICATIONS OF SLEEP DISORDERS 31. Insomnia and psychiatric disorders 32. Insomnia and cardiometabolic disease risk 33. Sleep apnea and cardiometabolic disease risk 34. Public health implications of restless legs, periodic limb movements, and nocturnal leg cramps

PART 8: SLEEP HEALTH IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS 35. Sleep and obesity risk in children and adolescents 36. Sleep and mental health in children and adolescents 37. Delayed school start times

PART 9: ECONOMIC AND PUBLIC POLICY IMPLICATIONS OF SLEEP HEALTH 38. Sleep health and public safety 39. Sleep and health in the workplace 40. Sleep and heath equity 41. Sleep and transportation safety

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Grandner, Michael
Michael Grandner, PhD, is the Director of the Sleep and Health Research Program at the University of Arizona and Director of the Behavioral Sleep Medicine Clinic at the Banner-University Medical Center in Tucson, AZ. He also serves as an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Medicine in the UA College of Medicine, Assistant Professor of Psychology in the UA College of Science, and Assistant Professor of Nutritional Sciences in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. He is Certified in Behavioral Sleep Medicine by the American Board of Sleep Medicine and is a Diplomate in Behavioral Sleep Medicine by the Board of Behavioral Sleep Medicine.
His research focuses on real-world implications of sleep and health, and how sleep and sleep-related behaviors are related to cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity, neurocognitive functioning, mental health, and longevity.
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