Dopamine and Sleep

Molecular, Functional, and Clinical Aspects

Jaime M. Monti (Redaktør) ; S. R. Pandi-Perumal (Redaktør) ; S. Chokroverty (Redaktør)

This book offers a comprehensive but highly readable compilation of papers on the role of dopamine in sleep and sleep disorders. Leading experts in sleep medicine, psychiatry and neuroendocrinology provide a broad perspective on the field, from established theories to the latest research advances. Les mer
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This book offers a comprehensive but highly readable compilation of papers on the role of dopamine in sleep and sleep disorders. Leading experts in sleep medicine, psychiatry and neuroendocrinology provide a broad perspective on the field, from established theories to the latest research advances. Accordingly, it represents an interdisciplinary, cutting-edge guide for sleep disorder specialists, sleep researchers, psychiatrists, neurologists, pulmonologists, psychologists, and behavioral sleep medicine specialists.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

1. Dopamine - Historical aspects.- 2. Dopamine receptors - The dopamine transporter.- 3. The effect of dopamine receptor agonists on the sleep-wake cycle.- 4. Dopamine and its receptors: circadian aspects.- 5. Excitation of ventral tegmental area dopaminergic neurons by orexins/hypocretins.- 6. Role of the basal ganglia in the control of sleep and wakefulness.- 7. Mesolimbic dopamine and impulse control disorders.- 8. Sleep and Parkinsons disease.- 9. Regulation and modulation of depression-related behaviors: role of dopaminergic 15 Neurons.- 10. Dopamine dysfunction in schizophrenia and its treatment.- 11. Schizophrenia: dopamine/glutamate interactions.- 12. Sleep in schizophrenia and the effect of antipsychotic drugs.

Om forfatteren

Jaime M. Monti is Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, School of Medicine, Clinics Hospital, University of the Republic, Uruguay. He is a member of the International College of Neuropsychopharmacology, Sleep Research Society (USA), European Sleep Research Society, and the Argentinian Society of Sleep Medicine.
S.R. Pandi-Perumal, M.Sc., has authored many publications in the field of sleep and biological rhythms. He has published a number of books on various aspects of sleep medicine with Springer: Neuroendocrine Correlates of Sleep/wakefulness (Springer USA, 2005); Sleep and Sleep Disorders: a Neuropsychopharmacological approach (Landes Bioscience/Eurekha.com and Springer SBM, USA, 2006); Clinical Pharmacology of Sleep (Birkhauser-Verlag, Switzerland, 2006); Neuroimmunology of Sleep (Springer-Verlag, USA, 2007); Primary Care Sleep Medicine (Humana Press/Springer-Verlag, USA, 2007); Serotonin: physiology, functions, and regulation (Birkhauser-Verlag, Switzerland, 2008); Sleep and Quality of life in medical illness, (Humana/Springer, USA, 2008); Narcolepsy: a clinical guide (Springer, 2010); GABA and Sleep: Molecular, Functional, and Clinical Aspects (Birkhauser-Verlag, Switzerland, 2010).
S. Chokroverty MD, FRCP is a co-director of Neurology at the New Jersey Neuroscience Institute, JKF Medical Center, Edison, New Jersey, USA. He is a also a Professor of Neuroscience at Seton Hall University School of Graduate Medical Education, South Orange, New Jersey.