101. Alzheimer's Dementia

  1. Teofilo Lee-Chiong M.D.
  1. Michael V. Vitiello

Published Online: 4 NOV 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471751723.ch101

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

How to Cite

Vitiello, M. V. (2005) Alzheimer's Dementia, in Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook (ed T. Lee-Chiong), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471751723.ch101

Editor Information

  1. National Jewish Medical and Research Center, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center Denver, Colorado, USA

Author Information

  1. University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 NOV 2005
  2. Published Print: 4 NOV 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471683711

Online ISBN: 9780471751724



  • sleep and Alzheimer's disease (AD);
  • biological bases of sleep disturbances in AD;
  • primary sleep disorders


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Biological Bases of Sleep Disturbances In AD

  • Diagnosis of Sleep Disturbance In AD

  • Interactions Between Biological Changes and Environmental Situations

  • Other Causes of Sleep Disturbance In AD

  • Symptomatic Treatment of Insomnia In AD Patients

  • Need For Controlled Clinical Trials for Improving Sleep Quality In AD

  • Nonpharmacological Approaches To Treating Sleep Disturbance In AD Patients

  • Conclusions and an Agenda for the Future

  • Acknowledgments

  • References