Accession Number:

ADA097589

Title:

The Twenty-four Hour Workday: Proceedings of a Symposium on Variations in Work-Sleep Schedules

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Sep 1979-Oct 1980

Corporate Author:

SAN DIEGO STATE UNIV FOUNDATION CA

Report Date:

1980-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

756.0

Abstract:

The function of this symposium was to bring together workers in three areas that in one way or another, are concerned with a common problem variations in work-sleep schedules. These three areas are 1 shift work, 2 sleep, and particularly that area concerned with sleep loss and the fragmentation of sleep schedules, and 3 biological rhythms. In addition to social and health problems, which were covered in this symposium, shift work inevitably changes sleep sleep problems are a major complaint of shift workers. Any variations in work-sleep schedules immediately involves, in a complex fashion, the basic biological rhythms.

Subject Categories:

  • Sociology and Law

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE