Charles Hatfield

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Disturbed sleep cycles are the principal cause of institutionalization in dementia, and therefore represent a major clinical problem. They may arise from dysfunction within the circadian clock of the hypothalamus that times and consolidates wakefulness, or from neuropathology in output pathways and/or target sites of the clock specifically controlling sleep(More)
BACKGROUND A study of the pattern of Sleep/Wake disturbance in frontotemporal dementia (FTD). METHODS Sleep diaries and prolonged actigraphy were used to record the activity, sleep and wake of 13 patients with a clinical diagnosis of FTD. These were compared with diaries and actigraphy from normal age/sex matched controls and also to a population with(More)
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