Sleep in schizophrenia patients and the effects of antipsychotic drugs.

@article{Monti2004SleepIS,
  title={Sleep in schizophrenia patients and the effects of antipsychotic drugs.},
  author={Jaime M. Monti and Daniel Monti},
  journal={Sleep medicine reviews},
  year={2004},
  volume={8 2},
  pages={133-48}
}
Insomnia is a common feature in schizophrenia. However, it seldom is the predominant complaint. Nevertheless, severe insomnia is often seen during exacerbations of schizophrenia, and may actually precede the appearance of other symptoms of relapse. The sleep disturbances of either never-medicated or previously treated schizophrenia patients are characterized by a sleep-onset and maintenance insomnia. In addition, stage 4 sleep, slow wave sleep (stages 3 and 4), non-REM (NREM) sleep in minutes… CONTINUE READING

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