Mathilde Flamand

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Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) applied on the dorsal skin of ovariectomized animals, at the twice daily dose of 30 mg, resulted in a complete reversal of the vaginal atrophy seen 1, 3 and 6 months after ovariectomy, and induced proliferation and mucification of the vaginal epithelium. A similar mucification of the vaginal epithelium related to androgenic(More)
Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) administered percutaneously by twice daily application for 7 days to the dorsal skin of the rat stimulates an increase in ventral prostate weight with approximately one third the potency of the compound given by subcutaneous injection. The doses required to achieve a 50% reversal of the inhibitory effect of orchiectomy are(More)
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVE Sleep-related eating disorder (SRED) may have some common clinical features with sleepwalking and with eating behavior disorders. The objective of this study was to compare clinical, sleep, and eating behavior measures in patients with SRED vs. sleepwalkers and controls. METHODS Overall, 15 patients with SRED, 21 sleepwalkers, and 20(More)
OBJECTIVE Anxiety is one of the most common psychiatric symptoms frequently associated with sleep disorders. Despite the intensive research, the role of sleep in the patomechanism of anxiety has remained unclear. The aim of the study was to investigate the anxiety-related changes in the sleep macrostructure and the impact of ageing, gender and the presence(More)
BACKGROUND Arousal disorders may have serious health consequences. OBJECTIVE To develop a scale assessing the severity of arousal disorders (Paris Arousal Disorders Severity Scale, PADSS). SETTING University hospital. DESIGN Controlled study. PARTICIPANTS Consecutive patients (older than 15 y), with sleepwalking (SW) and/or sleep terrors (ST),(More)
BACKGROUND Choking during sleep may be caused by various respiratory and non-respiratory problems. OBJECTIVE We aimed at documenting a new, rare cause of hallucinatory choking. METHODS We documented the clinical and video-polysomnographic features of 11 adult patients referred for swallowing and choking during sleep. We conducted a systematic search for(More)
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