About the author: Kathy Sexton-Radek, PhD, has eighteen years of academic and clinical experience. She is a Professor of Psychology at Elmhurst College, Director of Psychological Services for Suburban Pulmonary and Sleep Associates, and a member of the Allied Medical Staff at Hinsdale and LaGrange Hospitals. She received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Illinois Institute of Technology. Dr. Sexton-Radek has Post-doctoral Certification in Clinical Psychopharmacology. Her research areas are sleep medicine, cognitive-behavioral interventions and assessments and teaching pedagogy.
2003 0-7734-6654-1 This book addresses basic sleep facts, sleep disorders and behaviors related to young adult sleep, filling a lacuna in the scientific literature, with a particular focus on college students’ sleep quality. The combination of life circumstances such as academic stress, personal transitions to the work world and relationships places the young adult college students in a myriad of opportunities for their involvement. In addition to the scientific information and heightened awareness, this book will provide a summarization of the pertinent studies in the area and may serve as a reference point for future research