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Dyssomnias (Dyssomnia) Summary

Description: A broad category of sleep disorders characterized by either hypersomnolence or insomnia. The three major subcategories include intrinsic (i.e., arising from within the body) (SLEEP DISORDERS, INTRINSIC), extrinsic (secondary to environmental conditions or various pathologic conditions), and disturbances of circadian rhythm. (From Thorpy, Sleep Disorders Medicine, 1994, p187)

Also Known As: Dyssomnia; Adjustment Sleep Disorder; Environmental Sleep Disorder; Inadequate Sleep Hygiene; Limit-Setting Sleep Disorder Show All >>

Networked: 21 relevant articles (3 outcomes, 2 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Dyssomnias

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Antipsychotic Agents (Antipsychotics) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  2. Yi-Gan San : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  3. zolpidem (Ambien) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 29 Generic
  4. Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF) : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  5. Estazolam (ProSom) : 1 study in 1 result : FDA 4 Generic
  6. Heroin (Diamorphine) : 2 results : IBA
  7. Antidepressive Agents (Antidepressants) : 2 results : IBA
  8. Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors (Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors) : 1 result : IBA
  9. Anti-Anxiety Agents (Anxiolytics) : 1 result : IBA
  10. Methylphenidate (Ritalin) : 1 result : FDA 25 Generic
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Diseases Related to Dyssomnias

  1. Restless Legs Syndrome (Restless Legs)
  2. Schizophrenia (Dementia Praecox)
  3. Sleep Initiation and Maintenance Disorders (Insomnia)
  4. Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorders (Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome)
  5. Sleep Disorders
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Key Therapies for Dyssomnias

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  1. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 1 outcome in 1 result
  2. Moxibustion : 1 result
  3. Massage (Reflexology) : 1 result
  4. Activities of Daily Living (ADL) : 1 result

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