Providing an up-to-date overview of the field, this state-of-the-art reference details how sleep and circadian rhythms are interconnected, revealing the impact of various disease states on, and the molecular and genetic basis for, disrupted sleep and circadian rhythmicity and their effects on physical and mental health, safety, performance, and pro

chapter |15 pages


chapter 3|30 pages

Neural Control of Sleep

chapter 4|38 pages

1 i. Introduction

chapter 5|32 pages

9 i. Introduction

chapter 7|66 pages

Melatonin and Circadian Rhythmicity in Vertebrates

Physiological Roles and Pharmacological Effects

chapter 9|22 pages

Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Sleep

chapter 11|26 pages

Molecular and Genetic Aspects of Sleep

I. Introduction