Chronotherapy: resetting the circadian clocks of patients with delayed sleep phase insomnia.

@article{Czeisler1981ChronotherapyRT,
  title={Chronotherapy: resetting the circadian clocks of patients with delayed sleep phase insomnia.},
  author={C. Czeisler and G. Richardson and R. M. Coleman and J. C. Zimmerman and M. Moore-Ede and W. Dement and E. Weitzman},
  journal={Sleep},
  year={1981},
  volume={4 1},
  pages={
          1-21
        }
}
We report here the development of a brief drug-free rescheduling treatment ("chronotherapy") for Delayed Sleep Phase (DSP) insomnia, a syndrome characterized by sleep-onset insomnia with difficulty in morning awakening. We postulated that patients with DSP insomnia had an inadequate capacity to achieve phase advance shifts of the circadian pacemaker which times the sleep-wake cycle. Chronotherapy was therefore designed to reset these patients' biological clocks by the phase delay route. This… Expand
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