Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/28593
Title: Arousal States, Symptoms, Behaviour, Sleep and Body Temperature
Contributor(s): Brown, Rhonda  (author); Thorsteinsson, Einar  (author)orcid 
Publication Date: 2020
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-32545-9_7
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/28593
Abstract: Autonomic arousal (or affective states, e.g. stress, anxiety), symptoms (e.g. fatigue, pain), sleep-disrupting behaviour (e.g. physical inactivity, electronic device use, TV watching, shift work) and medications are linked to impaired sleep and, in many cases, overweight/obesity. Further, in many cases, the phenomena are linked to an elevated BT, and in some cases, a high nocturnal BT, although there is a lack of specific research pertaining to nocturnal BT and the relationship between BT and chronic pain. A relative hyperthermia at night is known to interfere with sleep onset, possible via a phase-shift in the sleep-wake cycle. However, an elevated BT can additionally lead to activation of the inflammatory response system (e.g. cytokine secretion), which may represent another possible mechanism by which the aforementioned states, symptoms, disorders and behaviour can develop.
Publication Type: Book Chapter
Source of Publication: Comorbidity: Symptoms, Conditions, Behaviour and Treatments, p. 179-219
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Place of Publication: Cham, Switzerland
ISBN: 9783030325442
303032544X
9783030325459
303032544X
Field of Research (FoR) 2008: 111714 Mental Health
170106 Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology
Field of Research (FoR) 2020: undefined
520304 Health psychology
520302 Clinical psychology
520303 Counselling psychology
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO) 2008: 920401 Behaviour and Health
920410 Mental Health
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO) 2020: 200401 Behaviour and health
200409 Mental health
HERDC Category Description: B1 Chapter in a Scholarly Book
Other Links: http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1117551663
http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1130750422
https://thorsteinssonpublications.blogspot.com/2020/01/comorbidity-symptoms-conditions.html
Editor: Editor(s): Rhonda Brown and Einar Thorsteinsson
Appears in Collections:Book Chapter
School of Psychology

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