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Psychophysiological insomnia: the behavioural model and a neurocognitive perspective
A number of paradoxes are apparent in the assessment and treatment of psychophysiological insomnia and sleep state misperception. Three of these paradoxes exist as discrepancies betweenExpand
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The flower pot technique of rapid eye movement (REM) sleep deprivation.
Abstract This technique of REM sleep deprivation may make data interpretation difficult because it can lack selectivity, and because controls may suppress some REM sleep. To correct theseExpand
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Speaking, thinking, and blinking
The effect of several mental tasks on the spontaneous eye blink rate in 36 normals was examined. The blink rate during silence was 19.0 blinks/minute. This was significantly lower than the mean blinkExpand
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The experience of insomnia and daytime and nightime functioning
Ten insomniacs and matched control subjects, in whom major physiologic disorders such as sleep apnea and nocturnal myoclonus were ruled out, underwent studies of sleep, temperature, motor activity,Expand
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Sleep in fall/winter seasonal affective disorder: effects of light and changing seasons.
Disturbances of sleep are a hallmark of seasonal affective disorders (SAD), as they are of other mood disorders. Fall/winter SAD patients most often report hypersomnia. Among responses of 293 SADExpand
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The sleep of patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Fourteen patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) were studied with all-night sleep EEG recordings. Nine of these patients reported abnormal sleep patterns before the polygraphic study.Expand
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Sleep disturbance in chronic fatigue syndrome.
Sleep and fatigue characteristics were evaluated in 72 patients who met major criteria for the chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), 57 multiple sclerosis (MS) patients preselected for fatigue complaints,Expand
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Antidepressant effects of light in seasonal affective disorder.
The authors treated winter depression in 13 patients with typical seasonal affective disorder by extending the length of winter days with bright and dim light in the morning and evening in aExpand
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Melatonin administration in insomnia.
Ten patients with persistent insomnia were randomized in a double-blind design and the effects of 1-mg and 5-mg oral dosages of melatonin on the electroencephalogram-recorded sleep were examined.Expand
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Longitudinal sleep EEG, temperature, and activity measurements across the menstrual cycle in patients with premenstrual depression and in age-matched controls
After a 2-month evaluation period, eight women with moderate to severe premenstrual depression and eight age- and sex-matched controls underwent sleep electroencephalographic (EEG) and temperatureExpand
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