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Narcolepsy, a sleep-wake disorder of unknown cause, has been reported as occurring in the pediatric population, but only two reports of cases in the literature have included polysomnographic data on children with narcolepsy. We compared the clinical and polysomnographic data on a series of eight patients 15 years of age or younger and an adult comparison(More)
In order to better characterize the subjective and polysomnographic findings in patients with narcolepsy, a follow-up questionnaire was mailed to all patients diagnosed with the disorder at the Henry Ford Hospital Sleep Disorders and Research Center. The questionnaire inquired regarding the present, previous, and change in status for the constellation of(More)
Most articles that discuss the economics of security focus on the use of rational choice decision models for evaluating investment alternatives. However, security investment decisions involve risk and several researchers have noted that risk related decisions often violate the fundamental principles of rational choice decision models. Accordingly, we assert(More)
This study examined whether narcoleptics experience an age-related increase in nocturnal sleep disturbance and, if so, what impact that disturbance has on daytime sleepiness. To evaluate these questions, the records of 228 patients diagnosed as narcoleptic were assessed. Total sleep time (TST) and sleep efficiency (SE) significantly decreased, and wake(More)
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