Sleeping Beauty Syndrome

(redirected from Klein-Levin Syndrome)
A poetic term of little utility for Klein-Levine syndrome which is characterised by long periods of sleep occurring mostly during late adolescence
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For neurologists, psychiatrists, and sleep specialists, Thorpy (neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine) and Billiard (neurology, Guide Chauliac Hospital, France) assemble 40 chapters by an international group of sleep medicine clinicians and researchers to consider the causes, consequences, and treatment of disorders of excessive sleepiness, including sleep deprivation, obstructive sleep apnea, narcolepsy and other hypersomnias, shift work, and medical and psychiatric disorders like depression, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, genetic disorders, brain tumors and infections, hypothyroidism, Klein-Levin syndrome, menstrual-related hypersomnia, and restless legs syndrome.