Chapter 60 – Etiology and Pathophysiology of Insomnia

@inproceedings{Perlis2005Chapter6,
  title={Chapter 60 – Etiology and Pathophysiology of Insomnia},
  author={M. Perlis and M. Smith and W. Pigeon},
  year={2005}
}
Of all the sleep disorders, insomnia is perhaps the only one where there has been a substantial amount of top-down theorization. This may be the case because a framework is required to comprehend a disorder that has multiple causes and an insidious and progressive course. In this chapter, four general models of the etiology and pathophysiology of insomnia are summarized and critically evaluated. In particular, we review how each model characterizes the hyperarousal that is thought to be… Expand
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