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Social zeitgebers and biological rhythms. A unified approach to understanding the etiology of depression.
Results of biological and psychosocial studies of depression completed in the last decade have stimulated the need for new hypotheses that synthesize these findings in a unified etiologic theory. TheExpand
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Effects of corticotropin-releasing factor and growth hormone-releasing factor on sleep and activity in rats.
The effects of corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) and growth hormone-releasing factor (GRF) on electroencephalographic (EEG) and behavioral signs of sleep and wakefulness followingExpand
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Age-related differences in the blood alcohol levels of Wistar rats
Knowledge of blood alcohol levels (BALs) that are achieved following ethanol administration is critical for contemporary efforts to develop animal models of alcoholism. Adolescent and adult maleExpand
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Innate differences of neuropeptide Y (NPY) in hypothalamic nuclei and central nucleus of the amygdala between selectively bred rats with high and low alcohol preference.
BACKGROUND Neuropeptide Y (NPY) is a neuropeptide that has been demonstrated to produce anxiolytic effects when administered centrally. To examine the hypothesis that NPY might play a role inExpand
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EEG spectral characteristics following ethanol administration in young men.
The effects of consumption of low doses of ethanol (0.75 mg/kg) on spectral components of the EEG were investigated in 24 21-25-year-old males. A comparison of mean spectral power in 4 frequencyExpand
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Fetal alcohol syndrome: a case report of neuropsychological, MRI and EEG assessment of two children.
Neuropsychological, neuroanatomical, and electrophysiological data are presented on two subjects with fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS). Both boys had intelligence quotients in the mentally deficientExpand
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Addictions biology: haplotype-based analysis for 130 candidate genes on a single array.
AIMS To develop a panel of markers able to extract full haplotype information for candidate genes in alcoholism, other addictions and disorders of mood and anxiety. METHODS A total of 130 genesExpand
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Effects of age on delta and REM sleep parameters.
  • C. Ehlers, D. Kupfer
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Electroencephalography and clinical…
  • 1 February 1989
Sleep EEGs were evaluated in 24 men without medical and psychiatric disease segregated into 3 age groups: 21-30, 31-40, and 51-70 years of age. Sleep was evaluated by 3 different methods: traditionalExpand
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Gender differences in electrophysiological responses to facial stimuli
BACKGROUND A facial discrimination task was adapted to be used in an event-related potential (ERP) paradigm in order to evaluate whether young women's brain responses to affective stimuli differedExpand
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P3 components and adolescent binge drinking in Southwest California Indians.
In adolescence, consuming a large number of drinks over a short interval of time (e.g. binging) is not an uncommon occurrence. Since adolescence is an important neurodevelopmental period, the effectExpand
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