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In this book, physician and scientist, Carlos H. Schenck, MD, tells his story of helping discover the "dream-enacting" disorder in 1982, which he and his colleagues named the "Rapid-eye-movement (REM) sleep behavior disorder" RBD. Since the time that RBD was first reported by Dr. Schenck et al. in 1985, thousands of cases of RBD from around the world have been published inIn this book, physician and scientist, Carlos H. Schenck, MD, tells his story of helping discover the "dream-enacting" disorder in 1982, which he and his colleagues named the "Rapid-eye-movement (REM) sleep behavior disorder" RBD. Since the time that RBD was first reported by Dr. Schenck et al. in 1985, thousands of cases of RBD from around the world have been published in medical journals. RBD is now recognized as one of the most important clinical discoveries on sleep since the time REM sleep was discovered in 1953. Dr. Schenck has also helped discover other sleep behavior disorders ("parasomnias"). Dr. Schenck now shares the stories told to him by many of his parasomnia patients and their families, who describe their fascinating yet dangerous and strange tales from "the far side of sleep." Dr. Schenck discusses the science of parasomnias, and its connection with the brain sciences, clinical medicine, psychology, law and literature.This book should interest people affected by parasomnias or other sleep disorders; and those interested in sleep, dreams, and human behavior from various perspectives; students and professionals in medicine, nursing, sleep technology, biology, neuroscience, law, psychology, sociology, anthropology, and other fields....

Title : Paradox Lost: Midnight in the Battleground of Sleep and Dreams: "Violent Moving Nightmares"
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ISBN : 9780976373407
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