Environmental influences on activity patterns in altered states of consciousness.

@article{Weer2011EnvironmentalIO,
  title={Environmental influences on activity patterns in altered states of consciousness.},
  author={A-S De Weer and Martina da Ros and J. Y. Le Berre and Cyril Melot and Serge Goldman and Philippe Peigneux},
  journal={European journal of neurology},
  year={2011},
  volume={18 12},
  pages={1432-4}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE To evaluate in disorders of consciousness (DOC) circadian variations in motor patterns and their possible synchronization with physiologically regulated light variations and/or a social environmental factor, i.e. presence and actions of other persons. METHODS Actimetric and ambient light levels recordings were obtained during 4-9 days in two patients with traumatic brain injury (TB1 and TB2) in a minimally conscious state (MCS), one MCS (AI1) and one comatose (AI2… CONTINUE READING