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Narcolepsy Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment [electronic resource] :

  • Baumann, Christian R. editor. , Bassetti, Claudio L. editor. , Scammell, Thomas E. editor.
  • 2011
Narcolepsy Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment [electronic resource] :
  • Data Type
    Book
  • Title/Author
    Narcolepsy[electronic resource] :Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment / edited by Christian R. Baumann, Claudio L. Bassetti, Thomas E. Scammell.
  • Author
    Baumann, Christian R., editor., Bassetti, Claudio L., editor., Scammell, Thomas E., editor.
  • Authors
    SpringerLink (Online service)
  • Phy Desc.
    XVI, 428 p. 81 illus., 12 illus. in color. : online resource.
  • Contents Note
    Etiology and genetics of human narcolepsy -- Narcolepsy: autoimmunity or secondary to infection? -- Is narcolepsy a neurodegenerative disorder? -- The roles of hypocretin/orexin in narcolepsy, Parkinson?셲 disease, and normal behaviour -- Histamine in narcolepsy and excessive daytime sleepiness -- Dopaminergic substrates underlying hypersomnia, sleepiness, and REM sleep expression -- The serotoninergic system in sleep and narcolepsy -- Sleep homeostasis, adenosine, caffeine, and narcolepsy -- Prostaglandin D2: an endogenous somnogen -- The neurobiology of sleep-wake systems: an overview -- The hypocretins/orexins: master regulators of arousal and hyperarousal -- Optogenetic probing of hypocretin/orexin regulation of wakefulness -- Hypocretin/orexin receptor functions in mesopontine systems regulating sleep, arousal and cataplexy -- Afferent control of the hypocretin/orexin neurons -- The neural basis of sleepiness in narcoleptic mice -- Mathematical models of narcolepsy -- The hypothalamus and its functions -- The prehistory of orexin/hypocretin and melanin-concentrating hormone neurons of the lateral hypothalamus -- Metabolic influence on the hypocretin/orexin neurons -- Endocrine abnormalities in narcolepsy -- Appetite and obesity -- Effects of orexin/hypocretin on ventral tegmental area dopamine neurons: an emerging role in addiction -- Orexin/hypocretin, drug addiction, and narcolepsy -- Emotional processing in narcolepsy -- Depression in narcolepsy -- The clinical features of cataplexy -- Parasomnias in narcolepsy with cataplexy -- The motor system and narcolepsy: Periodic leg movements and restless leg syndrome -- Spectrum of narcolepsy -- Secondary narcolepsy -- Posttraumatic narcolepsy -- The hypocretin/orexin system and sleepiness in Parkinson?셲 disease -- Idiopathic hypersomnia -- Current diagnostic criteria of adult narcolepsy -- The arguments for standardized diagnostic procedures -- Fitness to drive in narcolepsy -- Treatment of narcolepsy -- Treatment of narcolepsy in the child.
  • Topical Term
    Medicine.
    Neurosciences.
    Internal medicine.
    Neurology.
    Psychiatry.
    Psychology.
    Medicine & Public Health.
    Neurology.
    Psychiatry.
    Neurosciences.
    Psychology, general.
    Internal Medicine.
  • Host Item
    Springer eBooks
  • Additional Item
    Printed edition: 9781441983893
  • ISBN
    9781441983909
  • Language
    English