EEG sleep of young adults with major depression: a controlled study.

@article{Goetz1991EEGSO,
  title={EEG sleep of young adults with major depression: a controlled study.},
  author={Raymond Richard Goetz and J P Puig-Antich and Ronald E. Dahl and Neal D. Ryan and Gregory M. Asnis and Harris Rabinovich and Barnaby Nelson},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  year={1991},
  volume={22 1-2},
  pages={91-100}
}
The EEG sleep of 75 subjects aged 16-25 years was studied. Thirty-eight were in an episode of RDC major depression, and 37 were normal controls. Only one sleep continuity measure differed between the two groups: sleep latency was significantly longer in the depressive group. REM period latencies and other sleep variables did not differ between the groups. Subgroup analyses, within the depressed group with respect to inpatient status, revealed significantly higher REM density (P less than 0.03… CONTINUE READING