Sleep medicine is a medical specialty or subspecialty devoted to the diagnosis and therapy of sleep disturbances and sleep disorders. Disorders and disturbances of sleep are widespread and can have significant consequences for affected individuals as well as economic and other consequences for society. Sleep medicines called hypnotics can be prescribed by the provider to help reduce the time it takes to fall asleep. Side effects of these medicines include:
· Feeling drowsy or dizzy during the day
· Becoming confused or having problems remembering
· Balance problems
· In rare cases, behaviors such as driving, making phone calls, or eating -all while asleep
Sleep medicine is related to Psychiatry. Psychiatry OpenAccess is a peer reviewed Journal, with rapid publication process. It covers the topics such as stress, anxiety disorders, antidepressants, Behavioral changes, emotions, eating disorders, Phobias, Amnesia, Addiction, Child Sexual Abuse, Child Adolescent Psychiatry, Cognitive Disorders and not limited to above areas.