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Sleep, Health and Society: From Aetiology to Public Health

 

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Sleep, Health and Society: From Aetiology to Public Health is a new book edited by Warwick Medical School's Professor Franco Cappuccio, Dr Michelle Miller and Dr Steven Lockley.

The book, published by Oxford University Press, is written by leading experts in the field and provides up-to-date information on a rapidly growing subject.

Sleep disturbances and sleep deprivation are common in modern society. Through the application of epidemiological methods of investigation, sleep deprivation has been shown to be associated with a variety of chronic conditions and health outcomes.

Sleep medicine is rapidly being recgnised as a growing area of clinical medicine. This book summarises the epidemiological evidence linking sleep deprivation and disruption to several chronic conditions.

It will appeal to both preventive medicine specialists, sleep researchers and clinicians involved in the various specialities that impact upon this growing field.