Sleep disorders: an overview.

@article{Roehrs2004SleepDA,
  title={Sleep disorders: an overview.},
  author={Timothy Roehrs and Thomas Roth},
  journal={Clinical cornerstone},
  year={2004},
  volume={6 Suppl 1C},
  pages={
          S6-16
        }
}
  • Timothy Roehrs, Thomas Roth
  • Published in Clinical cornerstone 2004
  • Medicine
  • Although sleep disorders medicine is a relatively young discipline, understanding of the diagnosis, pathophysiology, and treatment of sleep disorders is evolving at a rapid pace. This overview discusses the history of the development of sleep disorders medicine, tracing changes in the diagnostic classification of sleep disorders as well as the role of polysomnography in diagnosis. This evolution is most evident for insomnia, one of the major sleep disturbances. The accumulation of epidemiologic… CONTINUE READING

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