From the midnight sun to the longest night: Sleep in Antarctica.

@article{Pattyn2018FromTM,
  title={From the midnight sun to the longest night: Sleep in Antarctica.},
  author={N. Pattyn and Martine Van Puyvelde and Helio Fernandez-Tellez and Bart Roelands and Olivier Mairesse},
  journal={Sleep medicine reviews},
  year={2018},
  volume={37},
  pages={
          159-172
        }
}
Sleep disturbances are the main health complaints from personnel deployed in Antarctica. The current paper presents a systematic review of research findings on sleep disturbances in Antarctica. The available sources were divided in three categories: results based on questionnaire surveys or sleep logs, studies using actigraphy, and data from polysomnography results. Other areas relevant to the issue were also examined. These included chronobiology, since the changes in photoperiod have been… CONTINUE READING
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