Sensory gating impairment associated with schizophrenia persists into REM sleep.

  title={Sensory gating impairment associated with schizophrenia persists into REM sleep.},
  author={Michael A. Kisley and Ann Olincy and Emily Robbins and Sherrie D Polk and Lawrence E. Adler and Merilyne C. Waldo and Robert Freedman},
  volume={40 1},
Physiological measures of sensory gating are increasingly used to study biological factors associated with attentional dysfunction in psychiatric and neurologic patient populations. The present study was designed to assess sensory gating during rapid eye movement (REM) sleep in patients with schizophrenia, a population bearing a genetic load for gating impairment. Auditory event-related potentials (ERPs) were recorded in response to paired clicks during separate waking and overnight sleep… 

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