Rosa Obdulia González-Robles

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To determine the relationship between the Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS) and the Subjective Sleep Quality (SSQ) or polysomnographic (PSG) features in patients with sleep-disordered breathing (SDB). This is a retrospective study that included 646 untreated patients with a PSG diagnosis of primary snoring (PS) or obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. Patients(More)
Depression in children is often an elusive disorder and its diagnostic tools are a matter of controversy. Several scales have been developed in an attempt to specifically detect some of the major aspects of depression, i.e. anhedonia, sadness, hopelessness. On the other hand, in adults depression frequently induces changes in sleep patterns, particularly a(More)
Thyroid hormones play a major role in the maturation process of the brain. Currently, congenital hypothyroidism is detected by mass screening. The impact of this early hormonal deficiency on the organization of the sleep pattern is not known. In this study, the polysomnographic features in children diagnosed with congenital hypothyroidism were analyzed.(More)
The Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS) has been reputed as a quick, valid, and reliable method to assess Daytime sleepiness (DS). Since its publication, it has been translated into a number of languages. Our aim was to determine validity and reliability indicators of an Spanish language version ESS for Mexican population. Considering that in developing(More)
Sleep clearly influences learning and memory since sleep deprivation and stress impairs both cognitive processes. Working memory is an essential cognitive process and refers to a short-term holding of incoming information required to update the long-term mnemonic storage and to manipulate new elements in order to solve problems and make decisions.(More)
Insomnia is one of the most frequently observed sleep disorders, affecting nearly 10% of the general population. It has multiple etiological factors. Recently, it has been reported that EEG abnormalities are associated with insomnia in patients previously diagnosed as idiopathic insomniacs. In addition, transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) has shown to(More)
OBJECTIVE In this study we analyzed the effects of transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) on sleep and on the self-perceived quality of life in epileptic patients. METHODS A total of 24 male patients diagnosed with focal epilepsy were included in the study. Pharmacological treatment with levetiracetam was standardized at 2 g daily. Before TMS onset,(More)
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