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VOLUME 10 , ISSUE 1 ( January-March, 2019 ) > List of Articles

Special Issue 1: Invited Article

Sleep Disorders

Preeti Devnani

Keywords : Hypersomnia, Insomnia, REM behavior

Citation Information : Devnani P. Sleep Disorders. Int J Head Neck Surg 2019; 10 (1):4-8.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10001-1362

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-06-2019

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2019; The Author(s).


Sleep disorders are an increasingly important and relevant burden faced by society, impacting at the individual, community and global level. Varied presentations and lack of awareness can make accurate and timely diagnosis a challenge. Early recognition and appropriate intervention are a priority. The key characteristics, clinical presentations and management strategies of common sleep disorders such as circadian rhythm disorders, restless legs syndrome, REM behavior disorder, hypersomnia and insomnia are outlined in this review.

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