Dyssomnias (Dyssomnia)

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; Nocturnal Eating-Drinking Syndrome; Sleep Disorder, Adjustment; Sleep Disorder, Environmental; Sleep Disorder, Limit-Setting; Adjustment Sleep Disorders; Eating-Drinking Syndrome, Nocturnal; Eating-Drinking Syndromes, Nocturnal; Environmental Sleep Disorders; Extrinsic Sleep Disorder; Extrinsic Sleep Disorders; Limit Setting Sleep Disorder; Limit-Setting Sleep Disorders; Nocturnal Eating Drinking Syndrome; Nocturnal Eating-Drinking Syndromes; Sleep Disorder, Extrinsic; Sleep Disorder, Limit Setting; Sleep Disorders, Adjustment; Sleep Disorders, Environmental; Sleep Disorders, Limit-Setting; Sleep Hygiene, Inadequate; Syndrome, Nocturnal Eating-Drinking; Syndromes, Nocturnal Eating-Drinking; Sleep Disorders, Extrinsic
Networked: 21 relevant articles (3 outcomes, 2 trials/studies)

Relationship Network

Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

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


1. Horiguchi, Jun: 2 articles (11/2012 - 05/2003)
2. Zheng, Miao-Yan: 1 article (07/2015)
3. Wang, Ying: 1 article (07/2015)
4. Yang, Yan-Hui: 1 article (07/2015)
5. Mendes, M Saldanha: 1 article (07/2015)
6. Yang, Ju-Hong: 1 article (07/2015)
7. Shan, Chun-Yan: 1 article (07/2015)
8. Ren, Hui-Zhu: 1 article (07/2015)
9. Chang, Bao-Cheng: 1 article (07/2015)
10. Chen, Li-Ming: 1 article (07/2015)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Dyssomnias:
1. Antipsychotic Agents (Antipsychotics)IBA
2. Yi-Gan SanIBA
3. zolpidem (Ambien)FDA LinkGeneric
4. Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF)IBA
5. Estazolam (ProSom)FDA LinkGeneric
6. Heroin (Diamorphine)IBA
7. Antidepressive Agents (Antidepressants)IBA
8. Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors (Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors)IBA
9. Anti-Anxiety Agents (Anxiolytics)IBA
10. Methylphenidate (Ritalin)FDA LinkGeneric

Therapies and Procedures

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