Daria Pracka

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In this study cyclic changes of human sleep structure were examined. For whole-night polysomnograms of 35 healthy volunteers of both sexes, manual hypnograms were created and divided into NREM-REM cycles. EEG signals from C3-A2 derivation were analysed by computer using a Fast Fourier Transform (FFT). For consecutive NREM-REM cycles of individual sleep(More)
UNLABELLED Major depression, seasonal pattern (seasonal affective disorder SAD) characterize the winter recurrence depressive episodes with remission of symptoms in spring and summer. Patients with winter depression report hypersomnia, fatigue, loss of energy, carbohydrate craving, appetite and weight gain. AIM The aim of this study was to assess the(More)
1 Department of Physiology, 85-092 Bydgoszcz, Karłowicza str. 24, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Ludwik Rydygier Collegium Medicum in Bydgoszcz Head: prof. dr hab. med. Małgorzata Tafil-Klawe 2 Institute of Psychology, 85-867 Bydgoszcz, Leopolda Staffa str. 1, Kazimierz Wielki University in Bydgoszcz Head: prof. dr hab. Janusz Trempała 3 Department of(More)
The modified Color Density Spectral Array (CDSA) method used for graphical representation of sleep patterns is described in this article. CDSA was presented for the first time in 1987 by M. Salinsky and coauthors. This method was adapted to display frequency course and voltage of EEG signal during sleep. The overnight sleep records of 35 healthy volunteers(More)
Department of Physiology, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Ludwik Rydygier Collegium Medicum in Bydgoszcz Head: prof. dr hab. med. Małgorzata Tafil-Klawe Institute of Psychology, Kazimierz Wielki University in Bydgoszcz Head: prof. dr hab. Janusz Trempała Department of Psychiatry, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Ludwik Rydygier Collegium Medicum in Bydgoszcz(More)
The effect of zolpidem on the brain bioelectric activity in falling asleep process of 13 healthy volunteers (8 women, 5 men), aged 20-24 years, was investigated. Its effect on sleep latency was studied. Quantitative analysis of sleep spindles occurrence was realized. It caused significant increase of sleep spindles activity in the first hour after its(More)
  • Daria Pracka
  • Postȩpy higieny i medycyny doświadczalnej
  • 1999
From early centuries sun light has been considered as a source of life energy and a life donor. Seasonal changes in human behaviour and mood have been already described in details by psychiatrists since the beginning of the XX century. In the last twenties systematic studies on animals and humans have provided the evidence that bright light is the strongest(More)
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