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Sleep information for teens; health tips about adolescent sleep requirements, sleep disorders, and the effects of sleep deprivation; including facts about why people need sleep, sleep patterns, circadian...

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Sleep information for teens; health tips about adolescent sleep requirements, sleep disorders, and the effects of sleep deprivation; including facts about why people need sleep, sleep patterns, circadian...

Ed. by Karen Bellenir.

Omnigraphics, Inc.

2008

355 pages

$65.00

Hardcover

Teen health series

RA786

This reference draws material from publications issued by government agencies, such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Center on Sleep Disorders, as well as organizations including the American Insomnia Association and Oregon State University Student Health Services. Coverage includes the biological processes involved in sleep and discusses related topics such as dreaming and sleep disorders. A section on sleep deprivation explains the physical and mental consequences of inadequate sleep, and a section on current research reports some of the most recent findings. The book concludes with a directory of resources for additional information and a list of suggestions for further reading.

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