Delta sleep deficits in schizophrenia: evidence from automated analyses of sleep data.

@article{Keshavan1998DeltaSD,
  title={Delta sleep deficits in schizophrenia: evidence from automated analyses of sleep data.},
  author={M. S. Keshavan and Charles F. Reynolds and M J Miewald and Debra M. Montrose and John A. Sweeney and Raymond C. Vasko and David Jerome Kupfer},
  journal={Archives of general psychiatry},
  year={1998},
  volume={55 5},
  pages={443-8}
}
BACKGROUND Several, though not all, polysomnographic studies that use conventional visual scoring techniques show delta sleep deficits in schizophrenia. Delta sleep (in particular, > or = 1- to 2-Hz frequency range), mediated by thalamocortical circuits, is postulated to be abnormal in schizophrenia. We investigated whether deficits in delta sleep occur in schizophrenia and whether these are primarily related to the illness or are epiphenomena of previous medication use or illness chronicity… CONTINUE READING
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