Course Description

Course Name

Sleeping Disorders

Session: VVLF3224

Hours & Credits

3 Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Fundamental of Neuroscience has been completed or comparable level subjects. 

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.



- Understand and analyze the neural mechanisms underlying sleep behavior, biological and chemical variables that deprive and alter it, and the interaction and interrelationship with other human behaviors.

- Classification, characterization and neurobiological causes of sleep disorders.

- Know the main documentary sources of discipline in order to develop the ability to complete and update knowledge in the future.


- Know how to use properly the terms and concepts of matter and expressed correctly and accurately.

- Infer, identify and describe the effects and central nervous phenomena involved in the various processes related to sleep.

- Infer, interpret and critically evaluate the experimental results.


- Determine the adaptive value of behavior.

- Adopt a consistent scientific approach to the study and explanation of phenomena that belong to the domain of scientific knowledge

*Course content subject to change