Desynchronization of the oral temperature circadian rhythm and intolerance to shift work

Abstract

The present study tested the hypothesis that subjects with a good tolerance to shift work maintain the circadian period τ of their temperature rhythm equal to 24 h, while τ may differ from 24 h when subjects exhibit one or several clinical signs of intolerance. These latter are mainly: persisting sleep disturbance, persisting fatigue, changes in mood and… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/308272a0

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