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Chapter 20: Sleep DisordersSleep is a major function of daily living and mental health. •The average adult should get 7 to 9 hours of sleep daily. •However, many people are in the habit of frequently cutting back on sleep to meet other social needs. •The most common and major consequence of sleep loss is excessive sleepiness. •Sleep deprivation is another consequence of sleep loss that complicates health, safety, and quality of life for individuals. •Prolonged sleep deprivation...

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Sleep Disorders

Sleep Disorders Sleep disorders are a part of more than 40 million American's lives. It is estimated that 60 percent of adults have sleep problems at least a few nights a week and as a result more than 40 percent of adults experience mild to severe daytime sleepiness. Children also experience sleep troubles, with 69 percent of kids presenting problems several nights a week. There are many variations of sleep disorders, including parasomnias. A parasomnia is a disturbance in the sleep...

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Sleep Disorders 3

Sleep Disorders Dr. M. Zain Yousuf MBBS, MCPS (Resident) SMO & In-charge In-patient Dept. A. Q. Khan Institute Sleep Disorders Classification (ICD-10):1. Nonorganic insomnia 2. Nonorganic hypersomnia 3. Nonorganic disorder of sleep-wake schedule 4. Sleepwalking [somnambulism] 5. Sleep terrors [night terrors] 6. Nightmares Nonorganic Insomnia Diagnostic guidelines:1. The complaint is either of difficulty falling asleep or maintaining sleep, or of poor quality of sleep; 2. The sleep disturbance...

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Sleep Disorders

4) SLEEP DISORDERS, SYMPTOMS, KNOWN CAUSES AND TREATMENTS. Sleep is something that every person needs. Without sleep a normal days task seem never ending. Your body suffers and you suffer even people who come in contact with you suffer too. Without sleep you can function normally. Your moods change changing your personality, changing how you perceive the world. The average adult needs eight hours of sound sleep each night. However most adults get between five and six hours, " (Encarta 1998)...

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sleep disorder

Sleep Disorders Sleeping is a state when our body relaxes the most, all the motor activity and senses are suspended when we are asleep. Although when sleeping we look inactive, some functions of our brain and body are actually more active when we are asleep.  During sleep there is a lot going on in your body and that is why sleeping is as important to your health as eating healthy and exercising. There are several reactions caused by lack of sleeping time, such as insomnia, chronic insomnia,...

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Sleep Disorders

“Understanding Sleep Problems” More then half of American’s experience a sleep problem at some time in their life. Weather it is stress-induced insomnia, poor sleep hygiene, or a poor environment. The most common form of sleeping problem would be insomnia. Insomnia is the inability of a person to fall asleep, stay asleep, or fall back asleep upon waking. People that have insomnia often complain about impairments of attention, memory, ability to work and function. Insomnia can also affect one’s...

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Informational Speech Outline: Sleep Disorders

I’d Rather Be Sleeping General Purpose: To inform Specific Purpose: To inform my audience about sleep disorders. Central Idea: Today I want to inform you on sleep disorders. First I will talk about insomnia. Second I will talk about sleep apnea, and finally I will talk about narcolepsy. Introduction Attention Getter: Do you know that awesome feeling when you get into bed, fall right to sleep, stay asleep all night, and wake up feeling refreshed? Well, me neither. I. According to The Institute...

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Sleep: Sample Essay What is sleep, and is it possible that we might change our sleep patterns to reduce the number if hours of sleep we need? All animals including humans need sleep. For a period of time during each twenty four hours every living creature must spend more time in a state of sleep. During this time, the bodily functions slow down and the individual “loses consciousness” or becomes unaware of noise or movement. The amount of sleep we need varies from species to species and even from...

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The Effects of Abortion

feelings. Studies within the first few weeks after the abortion have found that between 40 and 60 percent of women questioned report negative reactions. Within 8 weeks after their abortions, 55% expressed guilt, 44% complained of nervous disorders, 36% had experienced sleep disturbances, 31% had regrets about their decision, and 11% had been prescribed psychotropic medicine by their family doctor. In one study of 500 aborted women, researchers found that 50 percent expressed negative feelings, and up to...

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Psychology Movie Review

insomnia, multiple person’s disorder (schizophrenia), delusions, and paranoia. The movie starts out with a detailed history of his life as an adult. But surprisingly throughout the whole movie, he (Edward Norton) never once stated his name. He was the narrator telling his story. Then I tend to notice that he, “the narrator” mainly focused on self-talk and also dealing with his insomnia. After he seeks out the attention from his physician to deal with the lack of sleep, his physician guides him to...

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