The Parasomnias, An Issue of Sleep Medicine Clinics, 1st Edition

Author :
Alon Y. Avidan
Date of Publication: 02/2024
In this issue of Sleep Medicine Clinics, guest editor Dr. Alon Y. Avidan brings his considerable expertise to the topic of The Parasomnias. Top experts in the field discuss a wide variety of disruptive sleep-related disorders, including parasomnias a ...view more
In this issue of Sleep Medicine Clinics, guest editor Dr. Alon Y. Avidan brings his considerable expertise to the topic of The Parasomnias. Top experts in the field discuss a wide variety of disruptive sleep-related disorders, including parasomnias across the lifecycle; confusional arousals and sexsomnias; somnambulism; sleep terrors; sleep-related eating disorder; and more.
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In this issue of Sleep Medicine Clinics, guest editor Dr. Alon Y. Avidan brings his considerable expertise to the topic of The Parasomnias. Top experts in the field discuss a wide variety of disruptive sleep-related disorders, including parasomnias across the lifecycle; confusional arousals and sexsomnias; somnambulism; sleep terrors; sleep-related eating disorder; and more.

Key Features
  • Contains 15 relevant, practice-oriented topics including REM sleep behavior disorder; trauma-associated sleep disorder (TSD); recurrent isolated sleep paralysis; exploding head syndrome; sleep-related dissociative disorders; enuresis; forensic implications of the parasomnias; and more.
  • Provides in-depth clinical reviews on the parasomnias, offering actionable insights for clinical practice.
  • Presents the latest information on this timely, focused topic under the leadership of experienced editors in the field. Authors synthesize and distill the latest research and practice guidelines to create clinically significant, topic-based reviews.

Author Information
Edited by Alon Y. Avidan, MD, MPH, Director, UCLA Sleep Disorders Center Professor, UCLA Department of Neurology Past Chair, Faculty Executive Committee David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA University of California, Los Angeles