Wake-Promoting Pharmacotherapy for Psychiatric Disorders

@article{DellOsso2014WakePromotingPF,
  title={Wake-Promoting Pharmacotherapy for Psychiatric Disorders},
  author={Bernardo Dell’Osso and Cristina Dobrea and Laura Cremaschi and Chiara Arici and Alfredo Carlo Altamura},
  journal={Current Psychiatry Reports},
  year={2014},
  volume={16},
  pages={1-11}
}
Medications promoting wakefulness are currently used in psychopharmacology in different contexts and with different objectives. In particular, they may be used for the treatment of syndromes that primarily show significant impairment in alertness/wakefulness (e.g., excessive sleepiness and other sleep disorders) as well as for the symptomatic treatment of different neuropsychiatric disorders that, in turn, are not exclusively characterized by sleep-wake disturbances (like mood disorders, for… 

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