59. Sleep-Related Eating Disorders

  1. Teofilo Lee-Chiong M.D.
  1. R. Robert Auger and
  2. Timothy I. Morgenthaler

Published Online: 4 NOV 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471751723.ch59

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

How to Cite

Auger, R. R. and Morgenthaler, T. I. (2005) Sleep-Related Eating Disorders, in Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook (ed T. Lee-Chiong), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471751723.ch59

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, USA

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471683711

Online ISBN: 9780471751724



  • sleep-related eating disorder (SRED);
  • nocturnal (night) eating syndrome (NES);
  • nasal continuous positive airway pressure (nCPAP) therapy


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Night (Nocturnal) Eating Syndrome

  • Pathophysiology

  • Classification and Differential Diagnosis of Syndromes of Nocturnal Eating

  • Evaluation

  • Treatment

  • Additional Clinical Considerations

  • Conclusion

  • References

  • Additional Reading