Psychology 398. Experimental Course
Sleep and Sleep Disorders Across Development
Healthy People 2020 has identified a need to increase public knowledge of how adequate sleep and treatment of sleep disorders improves health and well-being. This course will review typical and atypical sleep patterns across development and the impact of sleep problems on multiple domains of functioning. Common sleep disorders will be presented, with particular attention paid to psychological, social, and biological factors that contribute to sleep disorders among individuals. Clinical assessment strategies and treatments will also be reviewed.