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Barone, Daniel A.

Summary: News about sleep is everywhere we turn, and the statistics are numbing: Some 50-70 million Americans are affected by chronic sleep disorders and intermittent sleep problems; an estimated 30-35% of adults complain of insomnia; one in every 25 Americans takes a prescription sleep medication; more than a third of American adults don't get enough sleep on a regular basis; sleep disorders account...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2017

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 616.8 BAR

Reiss, Benjamin

Summary: "Humans have slept since the dawn of our species. And yet the way humans sleep across history has changed dramatically, most disastrously in our own modern era. For the last two centuries sleep, the industrialized West has reduced sleep to one narrow definition: hours of unbroken slumber, in a private chamber, alone or with at most one additional partner. And this artificial cultural definition...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.8 REI

Summary: Examines the personal and societal consequences of insufficient sleep.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2015

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SLE

Silverstein, Alvin.

Summary: "Find out why people need to sleep, why we dream, and how to have good sleep habits"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishers, Inc. 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 616.8 SIL

McGirr, Michael

Summary: Michael McGirr always had trouble sleeping. The arrival of twins, however, made him realize that he'd never before known true exhaustion. And while he celebrated these small children who brought him so much joy and tiredness, he found himself on a desperate and bone-weary journey in search of just a few extra winks a night. It was an adventure that would teach him more about what exactly sleep...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2017

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 612.8 MCG

Leschziner, Guy

Summary: Insomnia, narcolepsy, night terrors, apnea, and sleepwalking are just a sampling of conditions afflicting sufferers who cannot sleep-- and their experiences in trying are the stuff of nightmares. Demoniac hallucinations frighten people into paralysis. Restless legs rock both the sleepless and their sleeping partners with unpredictable and uncontrollable kicking. Out-of-sync circadian rhythms...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2019

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Gover, Tzivia

Summary: "Rediscover the pleasure of sleep. Through friendly guidance and dozens of easy exercises and doable practices, mindfulness teacher and dream therapist Tzivia Gover shows how lifestyle changes and dreaming can enhance a good night's sleep. This holistic program - including meditation, relaxation, yoga, journaling, and dreamwork - not only helps you improve your sleep habits but extends into the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Storey Publishing 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.84 GOV

Moshfegh, Nicole

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Summary: Make your bed and actually sleep in it. The Book of Sleep provides dozens of quick, easy, and evidence-based strategies that are more effective and sustainable than sleep medication for people who suffer from insomnia.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rockridge Press 2019

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Grunberg, Greg

Summary: "Ben has a gift. He can jump into other people's dreams. So when his classmates start falling victim to an evil dream monster, he knows he has to do something. But can he get to them in time? With help from a mysterious companion, Ben just might be able to defeat the monster and save his friends . . . if he can harness the power within"--Dust jacket flap of Book one.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Graphix, an imprint of Scholastic 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 GRU

Weil, Andrew.

Summary: An expert on mind-body therapies teams up with a clinical psychologist, who specializes in behavioral sleep and dream medicine, to provide an innovative sleep-health program that helps those who have trouble sleeping change their lifestyle and achieve a good night's rest.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Sounds True 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 613.7 WEI

Stevenson, Shawn

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Summary: "Is high-quality sleep the missing component to help you shed fat for good, stave off diseases, and keep you productive? In Sleep Smarter, Shawn Stevenson, host of the popular podcast, The Model Health Show, answers these and many other sleep-related questions.As a teenager, Stevenson was diagnosed with a degenerative bone disease. He gave up on his health and his body, until he decided to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rodale Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613 STE

Levine, Valerie J.

Summary: Acclaimed psychologist Valerie Levine, Ph.D., helps parents set bedtime boundaries and stick to them.With quizzes designed to identify each family's specific challenges, Dr. Levine's practical, hands-on guide reveals how to break the co-sleeping habit no matter what the age or the circumstances of the child.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Adams Media 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649.64 LEV

Huffington, Arianna Stassinopoulos

Summary: "In her new book, Arianna Huffington, the co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post, and the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Thrive delves into the sleep revolution that is happening all across the world - a revolution that can transform our lives. Sleep, she writes, is one of humanity's great unifiers, binding us to each other, to our ancestors, to our past, and to the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harmony 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613 HUF

Pantley, Elizabeth.

Summary: "The No-Cry Nap Solution" offers proven formulas to help babies, toddlers, and preschoolers get their daily restorative rest.

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Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw-Hill 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 618.92 PAN

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sleepy Planet 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 618.928 SLE

Durand, Vincent Mark.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649 DUR

Weissbluth, Marc.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Publishing Group 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.8498 WEI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 618.92 Wei

Mindell, Jodi A.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperResource 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 618.9284 MIN

Wiessinger, Diane.

Summary: "Sweet Sleep is the first and most complete book on nights and naps for breastfeeding families. It's mother-wisdom, reassurance, and a how-to guide for making sane and safe decisions on how and where your family sleeps, backed by the latest research. It's 4 A.M. You've nursed your baby five times throughout the night. You're beyond exhausted. But where can you breastfeed safely when you might...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649 WIE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 649 Wiessinger 2014

Kryger, Meir H.

Contents: Pt. I: A good night's sleep: what is normal? what is abnormal? -- What is sleep? -- Sleep through the stages of life -- How the menstrual cycle affects sleep -- How pregnancy affects sleep -- How menopause affects sleep -- Pt. II: Do I have a sleep problem? -- How to tell if you have a sleep problem -- My family's sleep problems are keeping me awake -- My body clock is different -- Sleeping in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw-Hill 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.8498 KRY

Walker, Karen Thompson

Summary: One night in an isolated college town in the hills of Southern California, a first-year student stumbles into her dorm room, falls asleep, and doesn't wake up. She sleeps through the morning, into the evening. Her roommate, Mei, cannot rouse her. Neither can the paramedics, nor the perplexed doctors at the hospital. When a second girl falls asleep, and then a third, Mei finds herself thrust...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC WAL

Summary: Even though many experts recommend eight hours of sleep a night, getting that much rest often seems impossible. This program offers ten scientific ways to get quality sleep, and more of it. These techniques include sleep restriction programs for people with insomnia, explained by Professor Colin Espie of the University of Glasgow's Sleep Centre; fasting to beat jet lag, presented by Harvard's...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Some people wander, get dressed, even eat in their sleep. Others lash out in violent ways. Is it possible that people can commit complex crimes-even murder-while walking in their sleep? With only a dead victim and a seemingly disoriented suspect at the scene of the crime, it's hard to know for sure. This program explores the question, following extensive sleep tests performed on accused...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Cartwright, Rosalind Dymond.

Summary: In January of 1999, an otherwise nonviolent man under great stress at work brutally murdered his wife in their backyard. He then went back to bed, awakening only when police entered his home. He claimed to have no memory of the event because, while his body was awake at the time, his mind was not. He had been sleepwalking. In this book, the author, a sleep scientist, brings together decades of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.2 Cartwright 2010