From wakefulness to excessive sleepiness: what we know and still need to know.

@article{Ohayon2008FromWT,
  title={From wakefulness to excessive sleepiness: what we know and still need to know.},
  author={Maurice Moyses Ohayon},
  journal={Sleep medicine reviews},
  year={2008},
  volume={12 2},
  pages={129-41}
}
The epidemiological study of hypersomnia symptoms is still in its infancy; most epidemiological surveys on this topic were published in the last decade. More than two dozen representative community studies can be found. These studies assessed two aspects of hypersomnia: excessive quantity of sleep and sleep propensity during wakefulness excessive daytime sleepiness. The prevalence of excessive quantity of sleep when referring to the subjective evaluation of sleep duration is around 4% of the… CONTINUE READING
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