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

@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 Paul D'Ambrosio and Shiro Serizawa and Jo{\~a}o Pedro Vidal Nunes and Jason Birnbaum},
  journal={Sleep},
  year={2001},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={272-81}
}
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… CONTINUE READING