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Disorders of Circadian Rhythm 

Disorders of Circadian Rhythm
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Disorders of Circadian Rhythm
Author(s):

Jeff S. Kwon

and Phyllis C. Zee

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780195377835.003.0005
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date: 14 November 2019

Chapter 5 provides a review of the basic principles of circadian biology and its role in sleep regulation, daytime alertness, and performance, as well as the impact of circadian misalignment on neurocognitive performance and the potential risks for accidents and occupational hazards. It also addresses treatment approaches to improve circadian alignment and increase performance and safety in individuals with circadian misalignment.

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