Sleep Deprivation and ADHD: Cause and Effect

Sleep Deprivation and ADHD: Cause and Effect

By: W. A. Samaan (author)Hardback

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A promising new treatment is advanced from the analysis of the relationship between Sleep Deprivation and symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). This neurobiological approach, wherein the author combines Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Behavior Modification into a new treatment, identified as Cognitive Restructuring Therapy has great practical implementation in the clinical practice and growing field of sleep medicine.


CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION; Background of the Problem/Problem Statement/Research Questions Application of Results/Theoretical Framework; CHAPTER 2: SLEEP: NEUROBIOLOGY & DISORDERS; Polysomnography; Sleep Architecture; Sleep Stages; Quiet Wakefulness (QW) Stage; Stage 1: Beginning of Sleep; Stage 2: Onset of Sleep; Stages 3 and 4: Slow-Wave Sleep (SWS), or Delta Sleep; Sleep in Adolescence; Neurobiology of Sleep and Wakefulness; Acetylcholine/Norepinephrine/Dopamine/Serotonin/Histamine/Orexin/Hypocretin/Somnogens/Sleep Deprivation; CHAPTER 3: ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER (ADHD); Overview of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder; Diagnosis Criteria for ADHD; Inattention; Hyperactivity; Impulsivity; Associated Descriptive Features and Mental Disorder; Neurobiological Background of ADHD; Catecholamine in the Mesocortical Pathways; CHAPTER 4: RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHOD; Chapter overview; Problem Statement; Objectives of the Study; Description of the Alternative Modality of Treatment; Sleep Assessment; Psychological Intervention; Behavioural Therapy (BT) Components; Cognitive Restructuring Therapy (CRT) Components; AND MORE.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773400825
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 132
  • ID: 9780773400825
  • ISBN10: 0773400826

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