Polysomnogram changes in marijuana users who report sleep disturbances during prior abstinence.

@article{Bolla2010PolysomnogramCI,
  title={Polysomnogram changes in marijuana users who report sleep disturbances during prior abstinence.},
  author={Karen I. Bolla and Suzanne R Lesage and Charlene E Gamaldo and David N. Neubauer and Nae-Yuh Wang and Frank R Funderburk and Richard P. Allen and Paula M. David and Jean Lud Cadet},
  journal={Sleep medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={11 9},
  pages={882-9}
}
BACKGROUND Abrupt discontinuation of heavy marijuana (MJ) use is associated with self-reports of sleep difficulty. Disturbed sleep is clinically important because MJ users experiencing sleep problems may relapse to MJ use to improve their sleep quality. Few studies have used polysomnography (PSG) to characterize changes in sleep architecture during abrupt abstinence from heavy MJ use. METHODS We recorded PSG measures on nights 1, 2, 7, 8, and 13 after abrupt MJ discontinuation in 18 heavy MJ… CONTINUE READING

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