Chapter 39. Sleep and Sleep–Wake Disorders

  1. Michael B. First Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry1 and
  2. Allan Tasman Professor Chair2

Published Online: 8 AUG 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470029528.ch39

Clinical Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders

Clinical Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders

How to Cite

First, M. B. and Tasman, A. (2006) Sleep and Sleep–Wake Disorders, in Clinical Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470029528.ch39

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 AUG 2006
  2. Published Print: 12 MAY 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470019153

Online ISBN: 9780470029527



  • sleep disorders;
  • DSM-IV-TR – primary sleep disorders;
  • Kleine–Levin syndrome;
  • sleep and sleep–wake disorders;
  • daytime sleepiness;
  • dyssomnias;
  • primary insomnia;
  • primary hypersomnia in DSM-IV-TR;
  • narcolepsy;
  • breathing-related sleep disorder (BRSD)


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Dyssomnias

  • Primary Insomnia

  • Primary Hypersomnia

  • Narcolepsy

  • Breathing-Related Sleep Disorder

  • Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder (Sleep–Wake Schedule Disorders)

  • Delayed Sleep Phase Type

  • Shift-Work Type

  • Jet Lag Type

  • Periodic Limb Movements in Sleep

  • Parasomnias

  • Nightmare Disorder

  • Sleep Terror Disorder

  • Sleepwalking Disorder

  • REM Sleep Behavior Disorder

  • Nocturnal Panic Attacks

  • Sleep-Related Epilepsy

  • Sleep Disturbances Related to Other Mental Disorders

  • Sleep Disorder Due to a General Medical Condition

  • Substance-Induced Sleep Disorder