Jan Van Dijk
viii,160 p.; 2009
ISBN-13/ EAN: 978-81-907734-7-8 (Paperback)
ISBN-10: 81-907734-7-X (Paperback)
LC Subject heading
1. Sleep disorders–Alternative treatment.
2. Stress management.
Bisac Sub: HEA043000/HEALTH & FITNESS / Sleep & Sleep Disorders
About the Book
Sleep disorders are disturbances of usual sleep patterns or behaviors such as difficulty falling or staying asleep, falling asleep at odd times, sleeping excessively or abnormal behaviors during sleep. They affect people of all ages. This book deals with all the major types of sleep disorders including insomnia, sleep apnea, narcolepsy, hypersomnia, circadin rhythm sleep disorders, night terrors and sleep walking, with special emphasis on their causes and risk factors, signs and symptoms, diagnosis methods, and treatment and prevention. Various aspects of stress management have also been discussed.
About the Author
Jan Van Dijk, a trained behavioral scientist, has been working in the fields of human functioning for over a decade. He writes regularly for several newspapers and research journals on human behavior and personality development. Also, he has a book to his credit namely The Basic of Personality Disorders. He lives in Georgia with his wife and a daughter.
Sleep Study — Hypersomnia — Insomnia — Narcolepsy — Nightmares & Night Terrors — Sleep and Ageing — Sleep and Mental Illness — Sleep Apnea — Sleep Disorders — Stress — Stress Management — Job Related Stress — Coping with Traumatic Events — Breathing Exercises — Meditation Exercises — Relaxation Exercises — Paranoid Schizophrenia — Psychotherapy