A single dose of melatonin prevents the phase delay associated with a delayed weekend sleep pattern.

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STUDY OBJECTIVES This study was designed to test the hypotheses that a delayed weekend sleep pattern may lead to a phase delay of the endogenous circadian rhythm, and that melatonin administration can counteract the phase delay and prevent the sleep and functional impairments associated with this sleep pattern. DESIGN A within-subject, counterbalanced… (More)

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@article{Yang2001ASD, title={A single dose of melatonin prevents the phase delay associated with a delayed weekend sleep pattern.}, author={Chien-Ming Yang and Arthur J. Spielman and Pasquale D'Ambrosio and Seiichi Serizawa and J. P. Pereira Nunes and Jason Birnbaum}, journal={Sleep}, year={2001}, volume={24 3}, pages={272-81} }