Excessive daytime sleepiness in man: multiple sleep latency measurement in narcoleptic and control subjects.

@article{Richardson1978ExcessiveDS,
  title={Excessive daytime sleepiness in man: multiple sleep latency measurement in narcoleptic and control subjects.},
  author={Gary S. Richardson and Mary A. Carskadon and W H Flagg and J van den Hoed and William C. Dement and Merrill M. Mitler},
  journal={Electroencephalography and clinical neurophysiology},
  year={1978},
  volume={45 5},
  pages={621-7}
}
Excessive daytime sleepiness is a complaint characterizing many disorders of the wakefulness--sleep cycle. This paper addresses the complaint of sleepiness objectively by an attempt to differentiate a group of control subjects from a group of patients with unambiguous narcolepsy. Fourteen control and 27 narcoleptic subjects were evaluated by one of three protocols involving nocturnal recordings, detailed interviews, and 5 or more 20-min opportunities to sleep offered at 2-h intervals beginning… CONTINUE READING

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