Sleep disorders in general practice
L. Závěšická; D. Seifertová
Psychiatrické centrum Praha
; Ředitel: Prof. MUDr. Cyril Hoschl, DrSc.
Prakt. Lék. 2007; 87(12): 705-711
Sleep disorders are a very heterogeneous group. General practitioners are first in line to encounter patients with acute and chronic insomnia. In differential diagnosis we have to consider narcolepsy and idiopathic hypersomnia, REM and non-REM parasomnias (somnambulism, pavor nocturnus, restless leg syndrome) and apnoeic sleep disorder. The pharmacological and cognitive behavioral therapy of sleep disorders is discussed.
sleep, hypnotics, antidepressants, cognitive behavioral therapy.
General practitioner for children and adolescents
General practitioner for adults