This volume is intended for neuropharmacologists, psychopharmacologists, pharmacologists, pharmacists, sleep researchers, translational neuroscience researchers, and other basic researchers and clinical scientists interested in an interdisciplinary approach to sleep medicine. The level of the book is aiming at CNS researchers, drug development scientists, basic and clinical sleep researchers, as well as senior medical students and fellows in psychiatry and neurology. Orexin and Sleep provides a unique resource, giving a comprehensive and highly readable summary of the basic concepts in orexin biology and pharmacology along with clinical applications in sleep medicine in general, and narcolepsy in particular.
Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
Number of pages: 410
Weight: 869 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 mm
Edition: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 201
"This is an up-to-date look at these hypothalamic neuropeptides and how we have come to understand their wide range of neuroregulatory roles. ... This is highly technical book that reviews in detail the research that has led to the discovery and understanding of the orexin neuropeptides and their role in a wide range of neuromodulatory systems. ... provide some insights into how manipulation of this system may result in therapeutic interventions for a number of neurological and psychiatric conditions." (Michael Easton, Doody's Book Reviews, February, 2016)
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