W E Mendelson

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The antidepressant response to partial sleep deprivation early in the night (PSD-E) was compared with the response to partial sleep deprivation late in the night (PSD-L) in 16 drug-free depressed inpatients using a balanced order crossover design. PSD-L had a significantly greater antidepressant effect that PSD-E. The response to PSD-L was sustained and(More)
In a previous study, bipolar patients were found to be more sensitive than controls to induction of rapid eye movement (REM) sleep by the direct muscarinic agonist arecoline. We have replicated this observation in a new group of patients and controls. However, much overlap between groups was seen. Muscarinic supersensitivity appears to be present in some(More)
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