hypnology

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hypnology

 [hip-nol´o-je]
the scientific study of sleep or hypnosis.
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However, many health-care professionals might have only limited training in somnology and sleep medicine, impeding their ability to recognize, diagnose, and treat sleep disorders or promote sleep health to their patients (1).
In 2004, only 54 people in the United States received doctorate degrees in somnology or sleep medicine.