Sleep Disorders

Sleep Disorders

Index

Sleep Disorders Types
Definition
Treatment ( Psychotherapy )
Treatment ( Pharmacotherapy )


Definition

Sleep disorders are divided into four categories, Primary Sleep Disorders, Sleep Disorder Due to a General Medical Condition, Sleep Disorder Related to Another Mental Disorder, and Substance-Induced Sleep Disorder. Primary Sleep Disorders consist of two subtypes, Dyssomnias and Parasomnias.  Dyssomnias is characterized by problems in getting the right amount of sleep, in the quality of sleep, and in the time sleep takes place. Parasomnias is characterized by problems in behavioral or the physiological aspect of sleep. Sleep Disorders Due to a General Medical Condition is characterized disturbance in sleep as a directed result of a general medical condition. Sleep Disorder Related to Another Mental Disorder is characterized prominent disturbance in sleep as a directed result of a diagnosable mental disorder, other then Mood Disorder or Anxiety Disorder. The disturbance most be sufficiently severe. Substance-Induced Sleep Disorder is characterized prominent disturbance in sleep as a directed result of a substance.


Sleep Disorders Types

Breathing-Related Sleep Disorder.
Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder.
Dyssomnias Not Otherwise Specified. ( NOS )
Insomnia Related to Another Mental Disorder.
Nightmare Disorder ( Dream Anxiety Disorder )

Primary Sleep Disorders:

Primary Insomnia.
Primary Hypersomnia.
Narcolepsy.

Sleep Disorder Due to a General Medical Condition.
Sleep Disorder Related to Another Mental Disorder.
Sleep Terror Disorder.
Sleepwalking Disorder.
Substance-Induced Sleep Disorder.


Treatment ( Psychotherapy )

Adlerian Therapy
Behavior Therapy
Existential Therapy
Gestalt Therapy
Person-centered Therapy
Psychoanalytic
Rational-emotive Therapy
Reality Therapy
Transactional Analysis


Treatment ( Pharmacotherapy )

Insomnia

Ambien
Dalmane
Dormal
Dormalin
Halcion
ProSom
Restoril

Sedatives

Allerdryl
Benadryl
Dalmane
Dytuss
Halcion
Noctec
Restoril


 
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