Treatment paradigms for cataplexy in narcolepsy: past, present, and future

Abstract

Cataplexy is defined as episodes of sudden loss of voluntary muscle tone triggered by emotions generally lasting <2 minutes. Cataplexy is most commonly associated with and considered pathognomonic for narcolepsy, a sleep disorder affecting ~0.05% of the general population. Knowledge of the pathophysiology of cataplexy has advanced through study of canine… (More)
DOI: 10.2147/NSS.S92140

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@inproceedings{Swick2015TreatmentPF, title={Treatment paradigms for cataplexy in narcolepsy: past, present, and future}, author={Todd J. Swick}, booktitle={Nature and science of sleep}, year={2015} }