17. Pharmacologic Therapy of Insomnia

  1. Teofilo Lee-Chiong M.D.
  1. Teofilo Lee-Chiong M.D.2 and
  2. Michael Sateia1

Published Online: 4 NOV 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471751723.ch17

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

How to Cite

Lee-Chiong, T. and Sateia, M. (2005) Pharmacologic Therapy of Insomnia, in Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook (ed T. Lee-Chiong), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471751723.ch17

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA

  2. 2

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

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471683711

Online ISBN: 9780471751724

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Keywords:

  • neurochemistry of sleep;
  • pharmacologic therapy of insomnia;
  • hypnotic agents and chronic insomnia

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Neurochemistry of Sleep

  • Current Use of Hypnotic Agents

  • Hypnotic Medications

  • Discontinuing Long-term Use of Hypnotic Agents

  • Summary

  • References

  • Additional Reading