By Lois E. Krahn, Michael H. Silber, Timothy I. Morgenthaler

Written through skilled participants from the popular Mayo sanatorium, the Atlas of Sleep and Sleep Medicine covers the background, humanities, and comparative organic elements of sleep. This hugely illustrated source comprises images, reproductions, photos, segments of sleep reports, and medical algorithms to help the clinician within the right analysis and administration of sleep disorders.

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Aina OF, Famuyiwa OO. Ogun Oru: a traditional explanation for nocturnal neuropsychiatric disturbances among the Yoruba of Southwest Nigeria. Transcult Psychiatry 2007; 44: 44–54. 11. Mayo Clinic Book of Alternative Medicine: The New Approach to Using the Best of Natural Therapies and Conventional Medicine. New York: Time Inc Home Entertainment, 2007. 12. As-Suyuti JA. As-Suyuti’s Medicine of the Prophet. London: Ta-Ha, 1994. 13. Herbermann CG, Pace EA, Pallen CB, Shahan TJ, Wayne JJ (eds). The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the Constitution, Doctrine, Discipline, and History of the Catholic Church.

Life) is running out, and the Bible is open to the book of Amos, the “prophet of doom” who warns about moral depravity. Assuming that Maes’ message reflected the values of 17th century Dutch society, the need to nap during the day must not have been acceptable (6). 3d] [12/10/010/13:55:17] [13–24] CROSS-CULTURAL ASPECTS OF SLEEP Insomnia is the predominant feature of a condition called Hwa-Byung that is found in the Korean culture. , earth, water, wood, and metal). Patients will typically have epigastric pain initially that they fear will cause their death.

This disorder primarily affects aging men with degenerative neurological disorders (10). Canines that merit treatment because of injurious behavior have been responsive to clonazepam, the same medication used for parasomnias in humans. These behaviors have been theorized to be an enactment of the dog’s dreams, although there is no way to confirm the existence of dreams in dogs or in any other nonhuman creature. These movements were sufficiently well known by the middle of the 20th century to have been incorporated into the Walt Disney animated films Cinderella in 1950 and Lady and the Tramp in 1955 (11).

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