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Insomnia: Sources and notes

- Dr. Nicolas Evrard.
- Tiphaine De Rostolan, pharmacist (Chapter "Essential oils for sleeping")


- I want to understand ... sleep, Gordon Elisabeth, Haba-Rubio Jose, Heinzer Raphael, Medicine and Hygiene, 2013.
- Insomnia: how to get rid of it?, Dossier Brain & psycho, n ° 23, sept-oct 2007.
- The mechanisms of sleep, Sylvie Royant-Parola, Joel Adrien, Claude Gronfier, Le Pommier (The college of the city), 2013.
- Sleep disorders: your questions, our answers, Marina Carrère d'Encausse, Michel Cymes, Sylvie Royant-Parola, Health Hachette, 2011.
- ABC of Sleep Medicine, Reading Paul, Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.

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