Chapter 13. Stress, Sleep and Restitution

  1. Prof. Dr. Bengt B. Arnetz2,3 and
  2. Prof. Rolf Ekman4
  1. Torbjörn Åkerstedt

Published Online: 21 AUG 2006

DOI: 10.1002/3527609156.ch13

Stress in Health and Disease

Stress in Health and Disease

How to Cite

Åkerstedt, T. (2006) Stress, Sleep and Restitution, in Stress in Health and Disease (eds B. B. Arnetz and R. Ekman), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527609156.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Wayne State University, 101 E. Alexandrine, Detroit, Michigan 48201-2011, USA

  2. 3

    Division of Social Medicine, Uppsala University, Uppsala Science Park, Social Medicine, 75185 Uppsala, Sweden

  3. 4

    Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Neurochemical laboratory, Mölndal/SU, 43180 Mölndal, Sweden

Author Information

  1. IPM and Karolinska Institutet, Box 230, 17177 Stockholm, Sweden

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 AUG 2006
  2. Published Print: 20 JUL 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527312214

Online ISBN: 9783527609154

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Keywords:

  • stress in health and disease;
  • stress and brain plasticity;
  • stress;
  • sleep and restitution;
  • physiological description of sleep;
  • effects of stress on sleep;
  • physiological processes during sleep;
  • sleep and stress markers;
  • sleep loss;
  • sleep regulation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Physiological Description of Sleep

  • The Effects of Stress on Sleep

    • Human Studies

    • Animal Studies on Stress

  • Physiological Processes During Sleep

  • Sleep and Stress Markers

  • Sleep Loss

  • Sleep Loss and Disease

  • Sleep Regulation

  • Final Comment

  • References