Effects of olanzapine on slow wave sleep, sleep spindles and sleep-related memory consolidation in schizophrenia.

@article{Gder2008EffectsOO,
  title={Effects of olanzapine on slow wave sleep, sleep spindles and sleep-related memory consolidation in schizophrenia.},
  author={Robert G{\"o}der and G. Fritzer and Birgit Gottwald and Bernd Lippmann and mareen seeck-Hirschner and Iwona Serafin and Josef Bernd Aldenhoff},
  journal={Pharmacopsychiatry},
  year={2008},
  volume={41 3},
  pages={92-9}
}
INTRODUCTION Memory deficits and sleep disturbances are common clinical features of schizophrenia. Sleep is supposed to promote memory consolidation and the antipsychotic olanzapine is suggested to improve both sleep and memory functions. Therefore we performed a study to analyse the acute effects of olanzapine on distinct sleep parameters and sleep-related memory consolidation in parallel. METHODS We studied 26 patients with schizophrenia on stable antipsychotic medication with amisulpride… CONTINUE READING