- The Washington Times - Sunday, April 15, 2001

Books

• "If You Think You Have a Sleep Disorder," by Dr. Ann Remmes and Roxanne Nelson, Dell Publishing, 1998. This book is a basic guide to sleep disorders and treatments.

• "Say Goodnight to Insomnia," by Gregg D. Jacobs, Henry Holt and Co., 1998. A Harvard Medical School professor teaches readers to conquer insomnia without drugs.

• "Desperately Seeking Snoozin': The Insomnia Cure From Awake to Zzzzz," by John Wiedman, Towering Pines Press, 1999. This is one man's story about overcoming chronic insomnia.

• "Sleep Disorders Sourcebook," edited by Jenifer Swanson, Omnigraphics, 1998. This reference book offers information on various disorders, a glossary of terms, listings of clinics and additional resources.

• "The Promise of Sleep," by Dr. William C. Dement, Delacorte Press, 1999. A renowned Stanford University sleep pioneer provides insight and research into a variety of sleep disorders, including insomnia.

Associations

• National Sleep Foundation, 729 15th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20005. Phone: 202/347-3471. Web site: www.sleepfoundation.org. This nonprofit group has statistics on sleep disorders, latest research information and referrals to local doctors and clinics.

• National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute's National Center on Sleep Disorders Research, 2 Rockledge Centre, Bethesda, Md. 20892. Phone: 301/592-8573. Web site: www.nhlbi.nih.gov/about/ncsdr/index.htm. This branch of the National Institutes of Health has information on sleep disorders and clinical trials and studies.

On line

• Sleep Net Inc.'s Web site (www.sleepnet.com) offers information on disorders, links to related sites, listings of professional organizations and news articles.

• Shut Eye Online, found at www.shuteye.com, is a Web site sponsored by the G.D. Searle drug company. It offers tips on overcoming sleep disorders.


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