Narcolepsy: A Clinical Guide by Emmanuel Mignot (auth.), Meeta Goswami, S. R. Pandi-Perumal,

By Emmanuel Mignot (auth.), Meeta Goswami, S. R. Pandi-Perumal, Michael J. Thorpy (eds.)

This interdisciplinary quantity brings jointly the various world’s top clinicians and researchers to debate present and expected advancements within the knowing of narcolepsy.

The quantity is widely divided into 4 major sections: part I: Etiology; part II: medical concerns; part III: Psychosocial issues; and part IV: administration. The components lined comprise findings from study investigations at the genetic predisposition and pathophysiology, psychosocial features, and scientific administration of narcolepsy by way of pharmacological and non-pharmacological tools. specific awareness is paid to the translational facets of narcolepsy.

This quantity is appropriate for sleep issues experts and researchers, psychiatrists, neurologists, psychologists, social staff, behavioral scientists, graduate scientific scholars, and any pros and researchers drawn to the interdisciplinary zone of sleep drugs.

Key Features

· specialize in concerns confronted in daily scientific settings – is helping to notify and alter scientific practice

· Chapters deal with either medical and study foundation – highlights power components of destiny research

· Interdisciplinary and translational method – compatible for quite a lot of clinicians and biomedical professionals

Meeta Goswami, BDS, PhD, MPH, has been the director of the Narcolepsy Institute seeing that its inception in 1985 and serves as an Assistant Professor of Neurology, Albert Einstein collage of medication. Her common region of analysis curiosity contains narcolepsy and psychosocial issues.

S.R. Pandi-Perumal, M.Sc, is the President and leader government Officer of Somnogen Inc, a brand new York company. he's a well-known sleep researcher either nationally and the world over, and has authored many guides. His common region of analysis curiosity contains sleep and organic rhythms. he's a widely known editor within the box of sleep drugs and has edited over 15 volumes facing a variety of sleep-related topics.

Michael J Thorpy, MD, has gained many awards for his examine together with one of many sleep field's maximum honors: the Nathaniel Kleitman Award. he's a well-published researcher and a board-certified sleep health care provider. He serves as a Professor of Neurology at Albert Einstein collage of medication and the Director of the Sleep-Wake issues heart at Montefiore scientific middle, Bronx, ny.

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