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A

 Alzheimer's disease

 acetylcholine neurotransmission

 acetylcholine

 acetylcholinesterase inhibitors

 acetylcholinesterase

 adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)

 advanced sleep phase syndrome (ASPS)

 advanced sleep phase syndrome (ASPS)

 agonist

 amino acid

 amygdala

 anoxia

 antagonist

 anti-oxidant

 anticonvulsant

 antipsychotic

 anxiety disorder

 apnoea

 apoplexy

 ataxia

 aura

 autoimmune disease

 axon

B

 basal nuclei

 behavioural therapy

 benzodiazepines

 beta amyloid

 beta blockers

 beta-adrenoceptors

 bipolar disorder

 blood clot

 bradykinesia

 brain tumour

 brainstem

 bruxism

C

 calcium channel blockers

 carotid

 cataplexy

 catatonia

 caudate nucleus

 central nervous system

 cerebellum

 cerebral cortex

 cerebral peduncles

 cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)

 cerebrum

 cervical region

 choline acetyltransferase

 chorea

 chronic disorders

 chronic fatigue syndrome

 cingulate gyrus

 circadian rhythm sleep disorders

 circadian rhythm

 classification system

 coccygeal region

 cognitive behavioural therapy

 cognitive

 compliance

 coronal section

 corpus callosum

 corpus striatum

 corticotropin releasing hormone

 cyclothymia

 cytokines

D

 degenerative

 delayed sleep phase syndrome (DSPS)

 delirium

 delusions

 dementia

 dendrites

 depression

 dopa decarboxylase

 dopamine

 dorsal

 dyskinesia

 dyssomnias

E

 encephalitis

 enuresis

 epilepsy

 exacerbations

F

 familial

 first-generation antidepressants

 first-generation antipsychotics

 forebrain

 free radical

 frontal lobe

G

 gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA) neurotransmission

 gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA)

 gene

 generalised anxiety disorder (GAD)

 generalised seizure

 genome

 glial cells

 globus pallidus

 glucocorticoids

 glutamate

 glutamatergic

 grey matter

H

 Huntington's disease

 hallucination

 hemispheres

 hereditary

 hindbrain

 hippocampus

 histamine

 hormones

 human leukocyte antigen (HLA)

 hypersensitivity

 hypersomnia

 hypnagogic hallucinations

 hypothalamus

 hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal axis

I

 immune system

 innervate

 insomnia

 ischaemia (+ TIA)

 ischaemia

J

 jet lag syndrome

L

 Lewy bodies

 lesion

 levodopa

 limbic system

 locus coeruleus

 lumbar region

M

 magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

 mania

 medulla oblongata

 mid-sagittal section

 midbrain

 migraine

 mnemonic

 monoamine oxidase (MAO)

 mood disorders

 multiple sclerosis

 mutation

 myelin

N

 narcolepsy

 neuritic plaques

 neurofibrillary tangles

 neuroleptic

 neurons

 neurotransmission at a synapse

 neurotransmitter

 nightmare

 nocturia

 non-REM sleep

 non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) drugs

 noradrenaline neurotransmission

 noradrenaline reuptake inhibitors

 noradrenaline

O

 obsessive-compulsive disorder

 occipital lobe

P

 Parkinson's disease

 panic disorder

 paralysis

 parasomnias

 parietal lobe

 peptides

 perception

 pituitary gland

 pons

 post-traumatic stress disorder

 prefrontal cortex

 psychosis

 psychosocial

 psychotherapy

 putamen

R

 raphe nuclei

 rapid eye movement (REM) sleep

 receptor

 remission

 restless leg syndrome

 reticular activating system (RAS)

S

 sacral region

 schizophrenia

 second generation antidepressants

 second-generation antipsychotics

 seizures

 selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors

 serotonin neurotransmission

 serotonin

 shift work sleep disorder

 side effect

 sleep apnoea

 sleep disorders

 social phobia

 specific phobias

 spinal cord

 sporadic

 stress

 stroke

 substantia innominata

 substantia nigra

 synapse

 synaptic cleft

T

 tectum

 temporal lobe

 thalamus

 thoracic region

 tremor

V

 vasculature

 vasopressin

 ventral

 ventricles

 vertebra

 vertebral canal

 virus

W

 white matter

 

 

 

 

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