Increased deep sleep in a medication-free, detoxified female offender with schizophrenia, alcoholism and a history of attempted homicide: effect of concomitant administration of quetiapine and citalopram.

@article{Lindberg2006IncreasedDS,
  title={Increased deep sleep in a medication-free, detoxified female offender with schizophrenia, alcoholism and a history of attempted homicide: effect of concomitant administration of quetiapine and citalopram.},
  author={Nina C Lindberg and Pekka Tani and Pirjo Takala and Eila S. Sailas and Hanna Putkonen and Markku Eronen and Matti Virkkunen},
  journal={Criminal behaviour and mental health : CBMH},
  year={2006},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={
          60-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND An increased amount of deep sleep has been shown to be associated with antisocial personality disorder. This phenomenon has also been observed in a habitually violent female offender with schizophrenia and alcohol dependence. AIM To evaluate sleep patterns in this patient and compare them with those of healthy, pro-social women of similar age, and in the same patient over time after treatment. METHOD Multiple measures of sleep were taken over two consecutive nights with the… CONTINUE READING