112. Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

  1. Teofilo Lee-Chiong M.D.
  1. Giora Pillar1,
  2. Louise Harder2 and
  3. Atul Malhotra3

Published Online: 4 NOV 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471751723.ch112

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

How to Cite

Pillar, G., Harder, L. and Malhotra, A. (2005) Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, in Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook (ed T. Lee-Chiong), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471751723.ch112

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Technion–Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

  2. 2

    Spokane, Washington, USA

  3. 3

    Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471683711

Online ISBN: 9780471751724



  • post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD);
  • REM density;
  • REM dysfunction theory


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction and Definition

  • Questionnaire and Subjective Complaints

  • Polysomnographic Studies: Impact on Sleep Architecture

  • Ambulatory Monitoring

  • Effects on REM Parameters and Dreaming

  • Events During Sleep

  • Possible Pathophysiological Mechanisms

  • Conclusions

  • References