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Detecting deteriorated vigilance using percentage of eyelid closure time during behavioral maintenance of wakefulness tests.
Several researchers have investigated the relation between vigilance and ocular variables such as saccade, slow eye movement, pupil, blink, or eyelid closure. This study was undertaken to find theExpand
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Effectiveness of pramipexole, a dopamine agonist, on rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder.
Rapid eye movement (REM) sleep behavior disorder (RBD) is parasomnia characterized by REM sleep without atonia (RWA) and elaborate motor activity in association with dream mentation. Periodic legExpand
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Effects of insomnia and sleep medication on health-related quality of life.
OBJECTIVE This study, using Short-Form 8 (SF-8), was undertaken to assess the effects of insomnia and sleep medication use on quality of life (QOL) in 2822 people (ages 20-97years) in a ruralExpand
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Voxel-based magnetic resonance imaging study of structural brain changes in patients with idiopathic REM sleep behavior disorder.
PURPOSE Rapid eye movement (REM) sleep behavior disorder (RBD) is considered to result from dysfunction of the brain stem structures that regulate REM sleep. In this study, we investigated structuralExpand
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Factors associated with the effect of pramipexole on symptoms of idiopathic REM sleep behavior disorder.
BACKGROUND The clinical effectiveness of pramipexole (PPX), a candidate treatment for idiopathic rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder (iRBD), varies among individuals. This study investigatesExpand
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Validation of the Japanese version of the Ford Insomnia Response to Stress Test and the association of sleep reactivity with trait anxiety and insomnia.
OBJECTIVE Our study was conducted to validate the Japanese version of the Ford Insomnia Response to Stress Test (FIRST-J) and to clarify the association of the measure with trait anxiety and insomniaExpand
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Differences in findings of nocturnal polysomnography and multiple sleep latency test between narcolepsy and idiopathic hypersomnia
OBJECTIVES To compare differences in nocturnal and daytime polysomnographic findings between narcolepsy (NA) with and without cataplexy (CA) and idiopathic hypersomnia without long sleep time (IHSExpand
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Validation of the Japanese version of the REM sleep behavior disorder questionnaire (RBDQ-JP).
BACKGROUND The rapid eye movement (REM) sleep behavior disorder (RBD) questionnaire (RBDQ)-Hong Kong was the first tool developed for quantifying the severity of RBD. This study was conducted toExpand
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An event-related fMRI study of the Stroop task
To examine brain electrical responses to unexpected action consequences, event-related potentials were recorded in 16 healthy young volunteers. Participants were asked to make a voluntary key pressExpand
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Comparison of the clinical features of rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder in patients with Parkinson's disease and multiple system atrophy
Aims:  The aim of this study was to evaluate differences in the clinical presentation and polysomnographic characteristics of rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder (RBD) between patients withExpand
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