A 33-year-old member asked:
what is the medical term that describes the study of sleep?
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Dr. Dean Giannone answered
24 years experience Internal Medicine
FAASM: Doctors who study sleep disorders are called "sleep doctors" or "sleep specialists", and would have "FAASM" in their credentials (Fellow of the American Association of Sleep Medicine). Sleep diagnostic centers have to be accredited by the AASM. Sleep doctors are usually king doctors with Subspecialty training in sleep disorders. The study of sleep is "somnology".
Answered on Dec 20, 2014
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