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NREM sleep parasomnias as disorders of sleep-state dissociation
Non-rapid eye movement (NREM) sleep parasomnias (or NREM parasomnias) are fascinating disorders with mysterious neurobiological substrates. These conditions are common and often severe, with social,Expand
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Post-bereavement hallucinatory experiences: A critical overview of population and clinical studies.
BACKGROUND Removal of the "bereavement exclusion" criterion for major depression and proposed research criteria for persistent complex bereavement disorder in DSM-V pose new compelling issuesExpand
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Human Rapid Eye Movement Sleep Shows Local Increases in Low-Frequency Oscillations and Global Decreases in High-Frequency Oscillations Compared to Resting Wakefulness
Abstract It is often assumed that during rapid eye movement (REM) sleep the cerebral cortex homogenously shows electroencephalogram (EEG) activity highly similar to wakefulness. However, to date noExpand
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The paradox of paradoxical insomnia: A theoretical review towards a unifying evidence-based definition.
Paradoxical insomnia is one of the most intriguing yet challenging subtypes of insomnia. Despite being recognized for a long time by the international community, it is still unclear whether thisExpand
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Sleep spindles and slow waves in schizophrenia and related disorders: main findings, challenges and future perspectives
Sleep abnormalities have recently gained renewed attention in patients diagnosed with schizophrenia. Disrupted thalamocortical brain oscillations hold promise as putative biomarkers or endophenotypesExpand
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Sleep Spindle Deficit in Schizophrenia: Contextualization of Recent Findings
Sleep spindles are wax and waning brain oscillations at a frequency range of 11–16 Hz, lasting 0.5–2 s, that define non-rapid eye movement sleep stage 2. Over the past few years, several independentExpand
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Scalp and Source Power Topography in Sleepwalking and Sleep Terrors: A High-Density EEG Study.
STUDY OBJECTIVES To examine scalp and source power topography in sleep arousals disorders (SADs) using high-density EEG (hdEEG). METHODS Fifteen adult subjects with sleep arousal disorders (SADs)Expand
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Frequent lucid dreaming associated with increased functional connectivity between frontopolar cortex and temporoparietal association areas
Humans typically lack awareness that they are dreaming while dreaming. However, at times a remarkable exception occurs and reflective consciousness can be regained while dreaming, referred to asExpand
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Stability of cognition across wakefulness and dreams in psychotic major depression
Cognitive bizarreness has been shown to be equally elevated in the dream and waking mentation of acutely symptomatic inpatients diagnosed with affective and non-affective psychoses. Although someExpand
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Sleepiness as a Local Phenomenon
Sleep occupies a third of our life and is a primary need for all animal species studied so far. Nonetheless, chronic sleep restriction is a growing source of morbidity and mortality in both developedExpand
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