The value of sleep deprivation as a diagnostic tool in adult sleepwalkers.

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OBJECTIVE Adult somnambulism can result in injury to the sleeper and to others. Attempts to induce sleepwalking episodes in the sleep laboratory have yielded mixed results. Having shown that sleepwalkers have lower slow-wave activity power than control subjects, the authors hypothesized that an enhanced pressure of the homeostatic process underlying sleep… (More)

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@article{Joncas2002TheVO, title={The value of sleep deprivation as a diagnostic tool in adult sleepwalkers.}, author={Steve Joncas and Antonio Zadra and Jean Christophe Paquet and Jacques Y. Montplaisir}, journal={Neurology}, year={2002}, volume={58 6}, pages={936-40} }