Sleep from an Islamic perspective

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Ahmed S BaHammam;
(2011)
  • Publisher: Medknow Publications
  • Journal: Annals of Thoracic Medicine,volume 6,issue 4,pages187-192 (issn: 1817-1737, eissn: 1998-3557)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3183634, doi: 10.4103/1817-1737.84771
  • Subject: sleep | RC666-701 | Review Article | Islam | Quran | Diseases of the respiratory system | Diseases of the circulatory (Cardiovascular) system | Circadian rhythm | dreams | RC705-779
    mesheuropmc: humanities

Sleep medicine is a relatively new scientific specialty. Sleep is an important topic in Islamic literature, and the Quran and Hadith discuss types of sleep, the importance of sleep, and good sleep practices. Islam considers sleep as one of the signs of the greatness of ... View more
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