Successful treatment of human non-24-hour sleep-wake syndrome.

  title={Successful treatment of human non-24-hour sleep-wake syndrome.},
  author={Behrooz Kamgar-Parsi and Thomas A Wehr and J. Christian Gillin},
  volume={6 3},
The authors report a case in which a non-24-h (hypernychthemeral) sleep-wake cycle appeared as a late complication of a more fundamental disturbance in the quality of sleep (difficulty falling asleep, frequent awakenings, nonrefreshing sleep). The sleep disturbance began abruptly after a series of stressful events. The patient reported that he extended his hours of bedrest in the morning in order to increase his total sleep time and feel mor rested, and that he gradually extended his hours of… 

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