Recommended Reading

Books

Sleep Disorders Medicine: Basic Science, Technical Considerations, and Clinical Aspects, Sudhansu Chokroverty; Hardcover

Psychosocial Aspects of Narcolepsy, Meeta Goswami; Paperback

The Official Patient's Sourcebook on Narcolepsy, James N. Parker; Paperback
This is an excellent resource, showing how to get information from a comprehensive list of reputable sources on the internet.

Concise Guide to Evaluation and Management of Sleep Disorders, Third Edition, Martin Reite; Paperback

Sleep Disorders: Diagnosis, Management and Treatment: A Handbook for Clinicians, Peretz Lavie; Paperback

Getting a Good Night's Sleep: A Handbook for people who have trouble sleeping, Fiona Johnston, 2001
A broad overview of sleep and disorders by a NZ-based "sleep consultant", with a focus on shift work and insomnia.

Lights out: Sleep, sugar and survival, T.S. Wiley with Brent Formby, Ph.D.
A self-help health info text, the thesis of which is that modern society, with the invention of the light bulb and its extended hours of "daylight" has created an intrinsically unhealthy way for humans to live.

The Enchanted World of Sleep, Peretz Lavie, 1996

Sleep Thieves, Stanley Coren, 1996

Narcolepsy: A Funny Disorder that’s no laughing matter, M.J. Utley

Sleep in the 24-Hour Society, Philippa Gander, PhD, 2003.

Principles & Practice of Sleep Medicine
Too heavy to mail, will copy any requests and send excerpts.

Conference Handbook from ASA Sleep Health 2003
Abstracts from recent research on a variety of sleep topics including insomnia, sleep apnea, pediatric sleep disorders/disturbance, OSA and narcolepsy. There is a special emphasis on basic science research into the sleep wake cycle and the neuropathology of narcolepsy.

Video Tapes

Sleep Conference Australia, June 1990
Keep Us Awake, 1985 American Narcolepsy Association           
Sleep Apnea @ Greenlane July 1993
Nap Attack, March 2003, aired on TV3, BBC produced 2000
Living Nightmare, April 2003 BBC produced 2003