Spring 2018





Sleep and Sleep Disorder

Term: 
Spring 2018
Online: 
No
Subject Area: 
PSYCHOLOGY (PSYC)
Course Number: 
PSYC 440 601
Schedule: 
Wednesday 5:00pm-8:00pm
Day(s): 
Wednesday
Instructor: 

GEHRMAN, PHILIP

Course Description: 

This class will provide an introduction to sleep and sleep disorders, focusing on current research in the field. Students will learn about the neurobiology of sleep/wake regulation, the relationship between sleep and memory and how sleep is related to physical and mental health. Sleep disorders, including sleep apnea, insomnia, and narcolepsy will be covered in terms of pathophysiology, assessment and treatment.