Homeostatic process and sleep spindles in patients with sleep-maintenance insomnia: effect of partial (21 h) sleep deprivation.

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OBJECTIVES A low level of process 5 at bed time would be responsible for a reduced amount of slow-wave activity (SWA) leading to increased alpha activity and awakenings at the end of the night. METHODS Following a base-line night (BLN) recording, 7 sleep-maintenance insomnia (SMI) subjects and 7 sex- and age-matched controls were maintained on 21 h of… (More)

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@article{Besset1998HomeostaticPA, title={Homeostatic process and sleep spindles in patients with sleep-maintenance insomnia: effect of partial (21 h) sleep deprivation.}, author={Alain Besset and Elise Villemin and Mehdi Tafti and Michel M. Billiard}, journal={Electroencephalography and clinical neurophysiology}, year={1998}, volume={107 2}, pages={122-32} }