Princeton University Library Catalog

Chronotherapy : resetting your inner clock to boost mood, alertness, and quality sleep / Michael Terman, Ian McMahan.

Author:
Terman, Michael [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
New York, N.Y. : Avery, c2012.
Description:
xxxvi, 312 p. ; 24 cm.
Summary note:
An approach to insomnia, depressed mood, fatigue, and other sleep-related problems harnesses the power of light therapy to reset the natural clock.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [301]-304) and index.
Contents:
PART 1 : Time, sleep, and rhythms - External time vs. internal time -- The pressure to sleep -- Owls, larks, and hummingbirds -- PART 2: Time, light, and the brain - Getting light into the brain -- Getting light wrong -- Geography and time -- PART 3: Interventions -- Healing light -- Nighttime meds and melatonin -- Hospitalized with depression -- Beyond light : the charge in the air -- PART 4 : Stages of life - The promise of pregnancy -- Strategies for babies and children -- The challenges of adolescence -- In later years -- PART 5: Chronotherapy in your life - Coping with shift work -- Racing the clock, racing the sun -- Chronobiology in the home and workplace -- Dawn of a circadian science.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9781583334720 (hbk.) :
  • 1583334726 (hbk.)
LCCN:
2012026117
OCLC:
785077597
Related name:
RCP:
C - S