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Prevalence of narcolepsy symptomatology and diagnosis in the European general population
Objective: To determine the prevalence of narcolepsy in the general population of five European countries (target population 205,890,882 inhabitants). Methods: Overall, 18,980 randomly selectedExpand
Prevalence and patterns of problematic sleep among older adolescents.
OBJECTIVE Despite many constraints on time schedules among teenagers, epidemiological data on sleep complaints in adolescence remain limited and are nonexistent for sleep disorders. This studyExpand
Prevalence and consequences of insomnia disorders in the general population of Italy.
OBJECTIVES To assess the prevalence of insomnia disorders using DSM-IV classification, and the consequences of insomnia in the Italian general population. METHODS A representative sample of theExpand
Prevalence and pathologic associations of sleep paralysis in the general population
Background: Previous epidemiologic data on sleep paralysis (SP) came from small specific samples. The true prevalence and associated factors of SP in the general population remain unknown. Method:— AExpand
Autosomal dominant nocturnal frontal lobe epilepsy. A video-polysomnographic and genetic appraisal of 40 patients and delineation of the epileptic syndrome.
A number of clinical and aetiological studies have been performed, during the last 30 years, on patients with abnormal nocturnal motor and behavioural phenomena. The aetiological conclusions of theseExpand
Arousal Fluctuations in Non‐Rapid Eye Movement Parasomnias: The Role of Cyclic Alternating Pattern as a Measure of Sleep Instability
Some non-rapid eye movement (NREM) parasomnias, such as sleepwalking (SW), sleep terror (ST) and, in some aspects, sleep enuresis (SE), are considered “arousal disorders” without significantExpand
How Age and Daytime Activities Are Related to Insomnia in the General Population: Consequences for Older People
OBJECTIVES: To determine the role of activity status and social life satisfaction on the report of insomnia symptoms and sleeping habits.
Evidence of peripheral axonal neuropathy in primary restless legs syndrome
Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a well‐defined clinical entity characterized by an unpleasant creeping sensation arising in the legs with an irresistible need to move them. The trouble is moreExpand
Nocturnal sleep study in multiple sclerosis: Correlations with clinical and brain magnetic resonance imaging findings
It has been suggested that sleep disturbances in multiple sclerosis (MS) may be related to periodic leg movements (PLM) during sleep, but to date polysomnographic studies were conducted only on smallExpand
Decreased CSF concentrations of homovanillic acid and gamma-aminobutyric acid in Alzheimer's disease. Age- or disease-related modifications?
Fifteen patients, 48 to 72 years old, with Alzheimer's disease were studied. Clinical status was assessed by neurologic and neuropsychologic examinations and psychometric testing. Patients wereExpand