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Sleep habits, sleepiness and accidents among truck drivers.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the quality of sleep, shift work, alcohol and psychostimulant drug use, and the prevalence of accidents among truck drivers. METHOD Data were collected using a demographicExpand
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Quality of sleep among university students: effects of nighttime computer and television use.
This descriptive, cross-sectional study was based on subjective questionnaires that assessed nighttime habits of television viewing and Internet use during weekdays and perceived sleep quality amongExpand
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Insomnia and hypnotic use in Campo Grande general population, Brazil.
The insomnia prevalence in general population was determined by means of 408 home interviews of adults, in a representative sample of Campo Grande city, Brazil. The random sample was stratified byExpand
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Nightly use of computer by adolescents: its effect on quality of sleep.
OBJECTIVE To analyze the influence of nocturnal use of computer and their effect on sleep quality, in a group of adolescents. METHOD Two middle schools were chosen for the research. The sampleExpand
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Quality of Life in Children with Narcolepsy
To evaluate the health‐related quality of life (HRQL) and its correlates in children and adolescents with narcolepsy.
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Evaluation of flurazepam and placebo on sleep disorders in childhood.
The clinically observed results in 40 patients, from 1 to 15 years old, presenting sleep disturbances, in a comparative and statistically approached study of flurazepam 15mg daily against placebo,Expand
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Prevalence of sleep-talking in childhood
This report is on the prevalence of somniloquy, as revealed by a populational survey of 2,022 schoolchildren aged from 3 to 10 years. Data were collected by means of a multiple choice questionnaireExpand
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Women living with HIV/AIDS: sleep impairment, anxiety and depression symptoms.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate sleep impairment, symptoms of anxiety and depression, and associations with sleep characteristics of sleep in female HIV/AIDS patients. METHOD 30 female patients with HIV/AIDSExpand
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Narcolepsy and depression.
Narcolepsy main symptoms include excessive daytime sleepiness and cataplexy. Its chronic course is accompanied by psychosocial impairment added to the difficulties and side effects of stimulants andExpand
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Siestas among Brazilian Native Terena adults : a study of daytime napping.
Regular daytime napping behavior, also known as siesta culture, is influenced by circadian, cultural and environmental factors. This research analyzes characteristics of regular daytime napping inExpand
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