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Sleep, Neuronal Plasticity and Brain Function [electronic resource] / edited by Peter Meerlo, Ruth M. Benca, Ted Abel.

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dc.contributor.author Meerlo, Peter. editor.
dc.contributor.author Benca, Ruth M. editor.
dc.contributor.author Abel, Ted. editor.
dc.contributor.author SpringerLink (Online service)
dc.date.accessioned 2017-12-02T15:58:00Z
dc.date.available 2017-12-02T15:58:00Z
dc.date.created 2015.
dc.date.issued 2015
dc.identifier.isbn 9783662468784
dc.identifier.uri http://dspace.conacyt.gov.py/xmlui/handle/123456789/23248
dc.description X, 559 p. 59 illus., 34 illus. in color.
dc.description.abstract This book reviews current knowledge on the importance of sleep for brain function, from molecular mechanisms to behavioral output, with special emphasis on the question of how sleep and sleep loss ultimately affect cognition and mood. It provides an extensive overview of the latest insights in the role of sleep in regulating gene expression, synaptic plasticity and neurogenesis, and how that in turn is linked to learning and memory processes. In addition, readers will learn about the potential clinical implications of insufficient sleep and discover how chronically restricted or disrupted sleep may contribute to age-related cognitive decline and the development of psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia and depression. The book consists of 19 chapters, written by experts in basic sleep research and sleep medicine, which together cover a wide range of topics on the importance of sleep and consequences of sleep disruption. This book will be of interest to students, researchers and clinicians with a general interest in brain function or a specific interest in sleep.
dc.description.tableofcontents Preface -- Basics of sleep and wakefulness. Genetic dissection of sleep homeostasis -- Sleep, sleep deprivation and gene expression -- Sleep and synaptic homeostasis -- Sleep and neuronal plasticity -- Sleep and adult neurogenesis: implications for cognition and mood -- Sleep & memory: molecular mechanisms -- Sleep & memory in birds -- MRI studies of sleep and memory in humans -- Sleep & memory: cognitive function in humans -- Sleep and cognition in ageing and dementia -- The adenosine system, caffeine, and performance.- Orexin/Hypocretin regulation of arousal and optogenetics -- Sleep, stress and arousal -- Sleep and emotional regulation -- Sleep and psychiatric disorders (PTSD, anxiety, aggression, schizophrenia) -- Sleep disruption as a causal factor in depression -- Sleep deprivation therapy for depression -- Pharmacology of sleep and sleep disorders.
dc.language eng
dc.publisher Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer, 2015.
dc.relation.ispartofseries Springer eBooks
dc.relation.ispartofseries Current Topics in Behavioral Neurosciences, 1866-3370 ; 25
dc.relation.ispartofseries Current Topics in Behavioral Neurosciences, 1866-3370 ; 25
dc.relation.uri http://cicco.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-46878-4
dc.subject Medicine.
dc.subject Neurosciences.
dc.subject Neurology.
dc.subject Psychiatry.
dc.subject Behavioral sciences.
dc.subject Biomedicine.
dc.subject Neurosciences.
dc.subject Behavioral Sciences.
dc.subject Psychiatry.
dc.subject Neurology.
dc.subject.ddc 612.8 23
dc.subject.lcc RC321-580
dc.subject.other Biomedical and Life Sciences (Springer-11642)
dc.title Sleep, Neuronal Plasticity and Brain Function [electronic resource] / edited by Peter Meerlo, Ruth M. Benca, Ted Abel.
dc.type text
dc.identifier.doi 10.1007/978-3-662-46878-4
dc.identifier.bib 978-3-662-46878-4
dc.format.rdamedia computer
dc.format.rdacarrier online resource
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