- Oxford Library of Psychology
- Short Contents
- Oxford Library of Psychology
- About the Editors
- Introduction: Historical Landmarks and Current Status of Sleep Research and Practice: An Introduction to the Timeliness, Aims, and Scope
of this Handbook
- Sleep and the Brain
- The Regulation of Human Sleep and Wakefulness: Sleep Homeostasis and Circadian Rhythmicity
- The Functions of Sleep
- Sleep and Human Development
- Sleep and Human Performance
- The Role of Sleep in Neurocognitive Function
- Sleep and Emotion
- Sleep, Dreams, and Dreaming
- Sleep and Psychopathology
- Sleep and Psychotropic Drugs
- Sleep and Society
- Sleep, Work, and Occupational Stress
- Sleep and Gender: The Paradox of Sex and Sleep?
- Sleep and the Psychology Curriculum
- The Epidemiology of Sleep
- A Socioeconomic Perspective of Sleep Disorders (Insomnia and Obstructive Sleep Apnea)
- Forensic Aspects of Sleep Medicine
- Sleep Disorders Classification and Diagnosis
- Clinical Assessment of Sleep–Wake Complaints
- Insomnia I: Etiology and Conceptualization
- Insomnia II: Behavioral and Physiological Assessment
- Insomnia III: Therapeutic Approaches
- Sleep and Psychiatric Disorders
- Sleep and Medical Disorders
- Sleep and Substance Use Disorders
- Parasomnias I: Nightmares
- Parasomnias II: Sleep Terrors and Somnambulism
- Circadian Rhythm Disorders I: Phase-Advanced & Phase-Delayed Syndromes
- Circadian Rhythm Disorders II: Shift Work
- Circadian Rhythm Disorders III: Jet Lag
- Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders
- Hypersomnia and Narcolepsy
- Restless Legs Syndrome (Willis-Ekbom Disease) and Periodic Limb Movements
- Sleep-Related Problems in Childhood
- Sleep-Related Problems in Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood
- Sleep Disorders in the Elderly
- Sleep Disturbances and Learning Disability (Mental Retardation)
- Sleep–Wake Disturbances and Fatigue in Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury
- Sleep Disturbance and Chronic Pain: Biobehavioral Interactions
- Conclusion: Overview, Emerging Trends, and Future Directions in Sleep Research and Practice
Abstract and Keywords
Subjective and objective disturbances in sleep have been observed in a wide range of psychopathology. In this chapter, we review evidence implicating insomnia, hypersomnia, and circadian rhythm disturbances as having key roles in mood disorders, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, and resilience against psychopathology. Furthermore, we describe theories suggesting that sleep is a key mechanism linking stress and psychopathology. We next turn our attention to individual differences in sleep and circadian rhythms, focusing on personality and temperament. We also review data on chronotypes and their neurobiological underpinnings in mood disorders and schizophrenia. The chapter concludes with a brief overview of important clinical implications stemming from these empirical findings.
Keywords: Insomnia, Hypersomnia, Circadian Rhythms, Chronotypes, Mood Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Schizophrenia, Personality, Social Rhythm Theory, Stress, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia, Interpersonal and Social Rhythms Therapy
Polina Eidelman, Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley.
Anda Gershon, Sleep and Psychological Disorders Lab, Psychology Department, University of California at Berkeley.
Eleanor McGlinchey, Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley.
Allison G. Harvey, Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley.
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