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Sleep and Health

  • ID: 4622038
  • Book
  • April 2019
  • 531 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Sleep and Health provides an accessible yet comprehensive overview of the relationship between sleep and health at the individual, community and population levels, as well as a discussion of the implications for public health, public policy and interventions. Based on a firm foundation in many areas of sleep health research, this text further provides introductions to each sub-area of the field and a summary of the current research for each area. This book serves as a resource for those interested in learning about the growing field of sleep health research, including sections on social determinants, 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. The Basics of Sleep Physiology and Behavior 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. Race, Socioeconomic Position and Sleep 7. Neighborhood Factors Associated with Sleep Health 8. The Impact of Environmental Exposures on Sleep

Part 3: Addressing Sleep Health at the Community and Population Level 9. Obstacles to Overcome When Improving Sleep at a Societal Level 10. Screening for Sleep Disorders 11. Sleep Hygiene and Prevention of Chronic Insomnia 12. Evaluating Commercially-Available Sleep Trackers 13. Mobile Technology, Sleep, and Circadian Disruption 14. Telemedicine Implications for Sleep Health 15. Models of Behavior Change Relevant to Sleep Health

Part 4: Sleep Duration and Cardiometabolic Disease Risk 16. Insufficient Sleep and Obesity 17. Insufficient Sleep and Cardiovascular Disease Risk 18. Sleep Health and Diabetes: The role of sleep duration, subjective sleep, sleep disorders, and circadian rhythm on diabetes 19. Social Jetlag, Circadian Disruption, and Cardiometabolic Disease Risk

Part 5: Sleep and Behavioral Health 20. Sleep Loss and Food Intake 21. Sleep and Exercise 22. Sleep and Alcohol Use 23. Sleep and Smoking 24. Sleep and the Impact of Caffeine, Supplements, and Other Stimulants 25. Sleep, Stress, and Immunity

Part 6: Sleep Loss and Neurocognitive Function 26. Sleep Loss and Impaired Vigilant Attention 27. Sleep Loss, Decision Making, and Executive Function 28. Sleep and Healthy Decision Making

Part 7: Public Health Implications of Sleep Disorders 29. Insomnia and Psychiatric Disorders 30. Insomnia and Cardiometabolic Disease Risk 31. Sleep Apnea and Cardiometabolic Disease Risk

Part 8: Sleep Health in Children and Adolescents 32. Sleep, Obesity, and Cardiometabolic Risk in Children and Adolescents 33. Sleep and Mental Health in Children and Adolescents 34. Delayed School Start Times

Part 9: Economic and Public Policy Implications of Sleep Health 36. Sleep and Health Equity 37. Sleep and Transportation Safety 38. Sleep Health as an Issue of Public 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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