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The social-cognitive mechanisms regulating adolescents' use of doping substances
Abstract In this study, we assessed the longitudinal effects of social-cognitive mechanisms on the self-reported use of doping substances and supplements among Italian high school students. In total,Expand
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Sleep habits and circadian preference in Italian children and adolescents
Sleep habits and circadian preference (morningness/eveningness, M/E) have been extensively analyzed in adolescents and young adults, while few studies were conducted on children and earlyExpand
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Insomnia disorder is associated with increased amygdala reactivity to insomnia-related stimuli.
STUDY OBJECTIVES Alterations in emotional reactivity may play a key role in the pathophysiology of insomnia disorder (ID). However, only few supporting experimental data are currently available. WeExpand
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Assessing vigilance through a brief pencil and paper letter cancellation task (LCT): effects of one night of sleep deprivation and of the time of day.
Behavioural effects of the lack of sleep in normal subjects have been investigated mostly by experimenter-paced choice reaction times in prolonged stimulus detection tasks. However, length andExpand
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Brain Function and Effects of Shift Work: Implications for Clinical Neuropharmacology
Night or shift work is to a relevant extent unavoidable, suits a growing preference for flexibility and is predicted to spread. However, a significant percentage of shift workers report discomfort orExpand
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Motives and Determinants of Volunteering in Older Adults: An Integrated Model
The present study focused on changes in volunteering over time among Italian adults and examined a model in which motives from self-determination theory (SDT) were hypothesized to influence a seriesExpand
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Validity of a Short Insomnia Questionnaire: the SDQ
The SDQ is a brief self-report insomnia questionnaire, which permits the rapid evaluation of insomnia based on the DSM-IV and ICSD-R criteria. The SDQ was developed to provide a fast and validExpand
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Psychophysiological reactivity to sleep-related emotional stimuli in primary insomnia.
The present study examined psychophysiological reactivity to emotional stimuli related and non-related to sleep in people with primary insomnia (PPI) and in good sleepers (GS). Twenty-one PPI and 18Expand
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Variations in sleep mentation as a function of time of night.
Mentation reports collected from sleep onset, Stage 2 and REM Stage awakenings, in the first part and in the second part of the night were analyzed both with systematic psycholinguistic and globalExpand
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Rapid eye movements density as a measure of sleep need: REM density decreases linearly with the reduction of prior sleep duration.
In the recovery nights from total and partial sleep deprivation there is a reduction of oculomotor activity during paradoxical sleep as compared to baseline nights. Aims of the presentExpand
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