108. The Blind Patient

  1. Teofilo Lee-Chiong M.D.
  1. Damien Leger and
  2. Arnaud Metlaine

Published Online: 4 NOV 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471751723.ch108

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

How to Cite

Leger, D. and Metlaine, A. (2005) The Blind Patient, in Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook (ed T. Lee-Chiong), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471751723.ch108

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. Universite′ Paris V, Rene′ Descartes, Paris, France

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471683711

Online ISBN: 9780471751724



  • sleep disorders in the blind;
  • sleep disorders in children with blindness;
  • sleep in relation to circadian phase


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Epidemiology of Sleep Disorders in the Blind

  • Characteristics of Sleep Disorders in the Blind

  • Sleep Disorders In Children with Blindness

  • Therapies

  • Conclusion: Dreams

  • References