Slow-wave activity in NREM sleep: sex and age effects in depressed outpatients and healthy controls

@article{Armitage2000SlowwaveAI,
  title={Slow-wave activity in NREM sleep: sex and age effects in depressed outpatients and healthy controls},
  author={Roseanne Armitage and Robert F. Hoffmann and Madhukar H. Trivedi and Augustus John Rush},
  journal={Psychiatry Research},
  year={2000},
  volume={95},
  pages={201-213}
}

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