9781250202703-1250202701-The Nocturnal Brain: Nightmares, Neuroscience, and the Secret World of Sleep

The Nocturnal Brain: Nightmares, Neuroscience, and the Secret World of Sleep

ISBN-13: 9781250202703
ISBN-10: 1250202701
Author: Leschziner, Dr. Guy
Publication date: 2019
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover 368 pages
FREE shipping on ALL orders

Book details

ISBN-13: 9781250202703
ISBN-10: 1250202701
Author: Leschziner, Dr. Guy
Publication date: 2019
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover 368 pages

Summary

Acknowledged authors Leschziner, Dr. Guy wrote The Nocturnal Brain: Nightmares, Neuroscience, and the Secret World of Sleep comprising 368 pages back in 2019. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 1250202701 and 9781250202703. Since then The Nocturnal Brain: Nightmares, Neuroscience, and the Secret World of Sleep textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $ 0.09 or rent at the marketplace.

Description

A renowned neurologist shares the true stories of people unable to get a good night’s rest in The Nocturnal Brain: Nightmares, Neuroscience, and the Secret World of Sleep, a fascinating exploration of the symptoms and syndromes behind sleep disorders.


For Dr. Guy Leschziner’s patients, there is no rest for the weary in mind and body. Insomnia, narcolepsy, night terrors, apnea, and sleepwalking are just a sampling of conditions afflicting sufferers who cannot sleep―and their experiences in trying are the stuff of nightmares. Demoniac hallucinations frighten people into paralysis. Restless legs rock both the sleepless and their sleeping partners with unpredictable and uncontrollable kicking. Out-of-sync circadian rhythms confuse the natural body clock’s days and nights.

Then there are the extreme cases. A woman in a state of deep sleep who gets dressed, unlocks her car, and drives for several miles before returning to bed. The man who has spent decades cleaning out kitchens while “sleep-eating.” The teenager prone to the serious, yet unfortunately nicknamed Sleeping Beauty Syndrome stuck in a cycle of excessive unconsciousness, binge eating, and uncharacteristic displays of aggression and hypersexuality while awake.

With compassionate stories of his patients and their conditions, Dr. Leschziner illustrates the neuroscience behind our sleeping minds, revealing the many biological and psychological factors necessary in getting the rest that will not only maintain our physical and mental health, but improve our cognitive abilities and overall happiness.

Rate this book Rate this book

We would LOVE it if you could help us and other readers by reviewing the book